Sally Gaskill

Sally Gaskill directs the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) at the Indiana University School of Education, Center for Postsecondary Research. SNAAP collects and analyzes data on the educational experiences and career paths of individuals with degrees in the arts, sharing the data with institutions and publishing national research reports. Sally’s three decades of experience as an arts administrator includes fifteen years as an executive director, leading the arts councils of Bloomington, Indiana and Rochester, New York as well as the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras. She managed grant-making programs for the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She has taught cultural policy at the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester and Indiana University. She is active in arts and public media advocacy, and serves on the board of the Arts Schools Network. She performs with Voces Novae, a chamber choir and is an appointed member of the City of Bloomington Arts Commission. Sally received a B.A. in history from Colorado College and an M.A. in arts management from American University. She is a certified Kansas City Barbeque Society judge.