John W. Scheib

Dean, College of Fine Arts

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Phone: 801-581-6764

 

John W. Scheib is Dean of the College of Fine Arts and holds a faculty appointment in the School of Music as a tenured professor in music education. Prior to his arrival at the University of Utah, Scheib served as director of the School of Music at the University of Kentucky from 2014-2017 and as director of the Ball State University School of Music from 2010-2014. Previous leadership roles also include serving as the Ball State School of Music's associate director, coordinator of undergraduate programs, and in key appointments on numerous university-level strategic planning and curriculum committees. In 2013, he received the Outstanding Collegiate Administrator of the Year award by the Indiana Music Education Association. 

As a scholar often examining the multi-dimensional professional lives of artist-teachers, Scheib has contributed over 85 presentations, articles, and book chapters to the profession, with his research appearing in refereed outlets such as the Journal of Research in Music Education, Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, Journal of Music Teacher Education, Arts Education Policy Review, and the texts Exploring Research in Music Education and Music Therapy, The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research in American Music Education, and Envisioning Music Teacher Education. He has served on editorial boards for Music Educators Journal and Journal of Music Teacher Education, and maintains an active schedule as a consultant and as a visiting evaluator for the National Association of Schools of Music. 

A Wisconsin native, Scheib earned the Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction and M.M. in Music Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.M. in Music Education from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and taught in the Wisconsin public schools for nearly a decade prior to his work in higher education. He is also a recent graduate of the SEC Academic Leadership Development Program.