NCAA is a community of current and future arts administrators in higher education.

Cultivating Leadership + Sharing Solutions

For nearly 50 years the organization has promoted, enhanced, and maximized communication among administrators from all types of arts institutions large & small, public & private, liberal studies & professional, secular & faith-based.

NCAA supports each of its members in becoming:

  • Better prepared to lead
  • More skilled and strategic at managing resources
  • Knowledgeable about current practices in art, design, history, & education
  • Adaptable, flexible, and connected
  • NCAA gladly welcomes all current and/or aspiring academic leaders


You will be joining a community of creative arts administrators. In addition to meeting at the NCAA Annual Conference members remain linked via this web site with news and information posts, a members forum, position postings, resources and more. Members also connect through panels, sessions, and a reception at the CAA Annual Conference.