Larry R. Thompson

Larry R. Thompson (born 1947) is the current president of Ringling College of Art plus Design in Sarasota, Florida. Starting in 2007 with the Ulla Searing Student Center, he intends on rebuilding all of Ringling College to be 5 stories tall over the coming years. Prior to his Ringling College post Dr. Thompson is known for being CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and helping architect I. M. Pei realize the current site design. He also ran the Flint Cultural Center before joining Ringling College. Further Reading Video of Dr. Thompson interview He's 65.

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Name Thompson, Larry R.
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Short description American college president
Date of birth 1947
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