Mr. Ken Busby
Busby is the immediate past chairman of the Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust. He was elected to the Arts Education Advisory Council of Americans for the Arts in 2010, and is past chairman of that Council. He also serves on the executive committee of the Tulsa Symphony and Workforce Tulsa, and serves on the Regional Tourism Marketing Committee for the Tulsa Regional Chamber’s Visit Tulsa. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Tulsa and serves as a consultant in the areas of fundraising, grant writing, strategic planning, and board development for nonprofits across the state. In 2008, Busby received the Governor’s Arts Award for Community Service and the Global Vision Award from Tulsa Global Alliance. In 2011, he received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Holland Hall. In 2013, the Association of Fundraising Professionals named him its Outstanding Fundraising Executive, and in 2015, Busby was named the Leadership Oklahoma Distinguished Graduate.
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Recent Blog Posts
- The Great Equalizer
- All Things Being Equal
- Living the Dream
- The season of Thanksgiving in Arts Education
- The Political Process… What hope is there for the arts and arts education?
- A Tulsa Take on Fellowship – Listen Up Artists!
- Reflections for the New Year...
- Is there a future for arts education?
- Arts Education Matters, Darn It!
- Learning to Reside in Quadrant II
- Why Public Funding for the Arts Matters
- Arts Education Needs Your Love...and a Little Celebration
- Is Arts Integration Working?
- "The New Normal” is a Reminder That Every Day is a New Day
- Poetry and Promise: Education Reform & the Arts
- A Future Without Jobs
- It’s Not 'What Future?', It’s 'What a Future!'
- The Lost Generations of Arts Education
- Apologizing for the Arts