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Lawrence Simpson

Board of Directors
Berklee College of Music
Boston, MA


Larry Simpson is Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at Berklee College of Music. In this role, he is responsible for Berklee’s three academic divisions (Professional Performance, Professional Writing and Music Technology and Professional Education), institutional research and assessment, graduate studies, concert operations, special programs, the library and learning resources, and faculty development. He also serves as the Executive Producer for the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival. Dr. Simpson is active in the arts and higher education communities and he has served as a panelist numerous times for the National Endowment for the Arts, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, and Arts International among others. 

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