Affiliated Faculty member Frank Jermance retired from the University of Colorado in spring 2012. His 30-year career at UC-Denver includes a tenured Associate Professorship in Music, and over the extent of his academic career has functioned at nearly every faculty and administrative level, including music faculty, Program Director, Department Chair, Associate Dean and Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Media.
Jermance was one of the prime architects in the creation of the College of Arts and Media, and developed programs and initiatives that resulted in multiple technological and commercial Arts, Music, Theatre and Film programs at UC-Denver.
In addition to administrative experience, Jermance has researched, published and taught extensively in his area of specialization; the "Business of Music" as well as applied Jazz Guitar, Improvisation and directed music ensembles.
Jermance holds graduate degrees in Music and Business as well as significant high-level professional musician experience.