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2016 IAIA Commencement Ceremony

Sat, May 14, 2016, 11:00 am1:00 pm

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IAIA President Dr. Robert Martin (Cherokee Nation) remarked, “this is a significant milestone in the natural evolution and expansion of IAIA’s mission from a high school, to offering associate and bachelor’s degrees, and now graduate programs. I am so proud of the commitment and passion of our faculty, staff, and students.”

IAIA Alumna Patricia Michaels (Taos Pueblo ’89) to give commencement address at 11 am, and in addition to the distinguished speaker, IAIA will award an Honorary Doctorate degree to famed artist and IAIA Alumnus David P. Bradley (Minnesota Chippewa ’79), as part of the Commencement Ceremony.


  • Seven Graduates (Fall 2015)
  • Thirty-two Graduates (Spring 2016)
  • Twenty-six Creative Writing MFA Graduates

Lunch will be served on campus at the Bon Appetit Cafe after the ceremony. A block of rooms have been set up at the Inn at Santa Fe under “IAIA Commencement”—for more details please call (505) 474-9500. Shuttle service is available to and from campus.

For questions regarding the 2016 IAIA Commencement Ceremony, please e-mail or call either, Dean of Students Carmen Henan at chenan@iaia.edu or (505) 424-2336, or her assistant, Jacqueline Chitto, jchitto@iaia.edu or (505) 424-2337. The public is welcome to attend the 2016 IAIA Commencement Ceremony, which will be held in the Dance Circle at the center of campus.

2016 IAIA Commencement—Photographic Selections



Sat, May 14, 2016
11:00 am–1:00 pm
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Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA)


Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Dance Circle
83 Avan Nu Po Road
Santa Fe, NM 87508 United States
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(505) 424-2300

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