John D. Vander Weg


Member, Commission on Accreditation
Re-elected November 2015, term ends November 2018

John D. Vander Weg is Professor of Music (Music Theory) and Chair of the Department of Music, and Interim Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at Wayne State University, where he also serves as Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs in the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts. Before joining the Wayne State University faculty, he taught music theory and percussion in Douglass College of Rutgers—The State University of New Jersey, and music theory at the University of Michigan, DePauw University, and the University of Texas at San Antonio. His previous administrative positions included Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies in the University of Michigan School of Music, Director of the DePauw University School of Music, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research in the University of Texas at San Antonio’s College of Fine Arts and Humanities, and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Wayne State University College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts. He served as a member of the NASM Nominating Committee in 2010.

Professor Vander Weg received the Doctor of Philosophy in Music Theory, Master of Music, and Bachelor of Music degrees from the University of Michigan.
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Updated December 2015