A.C. 'Buddy' Himes

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A.C. “BUDDY” HIMES, Nacogdoches, has served as dean of the College of Fine Arts (CFA) at Stephen F. Austin State University since 2007, and led the planning of a $50 million renovation and new construction of a building that will include dance studios, theaters, an auditorium, recording studio, soundstage, audio and video editing rooms, an art gallery, classrooms, rehearsal facilities and faculty offices. The facilities, expected to be completed in 2022, will house the CFA’s sound-recording technology, filmmaking, theatre, dance and musical theatre programs. Prior to becoming dean at SFA, he was director of the School of Music at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette for 12 years.