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Charise Reid

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January 16, 2020

CIA hires Charise Reid in vice president role

A lifelong Clevelander and College Now mentor will lead human resources at the College.

Charise Reid has joined the Cleveland Institute of Art as Vice President for Human Resources.

Reid most recently was the human resources director at ideastream, Northeast Ohio’s public media organization. She begins at CIA on January 21 in the position long held by Raymond Scragg, who retired last fall.

The announcement was made this week by Grafton J. Nunes, CIA’s President + CEO.

“We are fortunate to have an uncannily dedicated group of faculty and staff members here at the Cleveland Institute of Art,” Nunes said. “I feel a tremendous responsibility to ensure that we are continually raising the bar so that their...

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