Haynes named first director of DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

by Dennis Moore

John A. Haynes, formerly chief executive officer of the California Center for the Arts, has been named the first executive director of the University of Notre Dame’s new Marie P. DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts. His appointment is effective August 1.p. As chief administrator of the DeBartolo Center, Haynes will be its representative to the campus community and the world at-large; his mission will be to help raise the profile of the arts at Notre Dame through the vehicle of its new performance spaces. He will manage the center’s day-to-day operations; serve as liaison with the University’s academic departments and other constituencies and, equally important, with the local and national arts communities; oversee all nonacademic artistic programming; and play a central role in the center’s marketing and fund-raising activities.p.

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