EDUCATION | 2022 LA500
Chief Executive & President-Designate ArtCenter College of Design On July 1, Hofmann, the provost at the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, will become the design school’s sixth president and the first woman to hold the post in the college’s 92-year history. She succeeds Lorne Buchman, who will become president emeritus. She will guide the school through expansion and renovation of facilities on both its north and downtown Pasadena campuses. Hofmann graduated from ArtCenter College in 1997. Following a career in product design, automotive design, and consumer and design research, she returned to the college in 2002, first as an instructor, then, in 2010, as chair of the product design department. She was named provost in 2018.