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Former Presidents and Departement Heads

Former Presidents:
Prof. Boris Schatz, 1906-1932
Josef Budko,  1935-1940
Mordecai Ardon (Max Bronstein), 1940-1952
Zeev Ben-Zvi, 1952-1953
Jacob Steinhart, 1953-1955
Yerachmiel Schechter, 1955-1957
Isaac Aschheim, 1960-1961
Arch. Felix Darnell, 1962-1964
Dan Hofner, 1965-1979
Prof. Ran Shchori, 1979-1991
Dr. Ran Sapoznik, 1991-2003
Prof. Arnon Zuckerman, 2003-2012
Prof. Eva Illouz, 2012-2015

Former Deputy President for Academic Affairs:
Prof. Yaarah Bar-On, 2004-2012
Dr. Tal Ben Zvi, 2014-2015

Former Heads of Deparments and Programs

Master’s program in Industrial Design (M.Des.)
Prof. Ezri Tarazi, 2004-2012  
Ms. Michal Eitan , 2012-2017

Master of Fine Arts program (M.F.A.) 
Prof. Nahum Tevet, 2001-2010
Dr. Raphael Zaguri-Orly, 2010-2014
Mr. Nicola Trezzi, 2014-2017

Master's Program in Urban Design (MUrb)
Prof. Arch Zeev Druckman 2010-2013
Dr. Haim Yaakobi, 2013-2014

Master's Program in Policy and Theory of the Arts (M.A)
Prof. Menahem Natan Brinker 2011-2013

Benjamin Swig Industrial Design Department
Prof. Shmuel Kaplan, 1980-1992
Prof. Chanan de Lange, 1992-1995
Prof. Ezri Tarazi, 1995-2004
Prof. Ami Drach, 2008-2004
Mr. Haim Parnas, 2008-2016

Blanche & Romie Shapiro Fine Arts Department 
Prof. John Byle, 1967-1977
Dedi Ben-Shaul, 1977-1979
Prof. Osvaldo Romberg, 1979-1982
Prof. Nurith Kenaan-Kedar, 1982-1985
Prof. Zvi Tolkovsky, 1985-1988
Yoram Meroz, 1988-1992
Prof. Larry Abramson, 1992-1999
Yitshak Livne, 1999-2002
Prof. Ido Bar-El, 2003-2011

Ceramic and Glass Design Department
Prof. Gedula Ogen, 1965-1980
Prof. Ziona Shimshi, 1981-1987
Prof. Lidia Zavadsky, 1987-1990
Dina Geller, 1990-1994
Prof. Didi Lin, 1995-2005
Prof. Muli Ben-Sasson 2005-2013

History and Theory Department
Dr. Ran Sapoznik, 1980-1991
Prof. Michael Harsgor, 1991-1992
Dr. Mordechai  Rimor, 1993-1995
Dr. Michael Levin, 1995-1999
Dr. Lea Dovev, 1999-2004
Prof. Dana Arieli-Horowitz, 2004-2012

Jack D. Weiler Architecture Department
Prof. Arthur Goldreich, 1966-1980
Prof. Leonard Warsaw,  1981-1985
Prof. Yosef Schweid, 1985-1988
Saadia Mendel, 1988-1990
Prof. Zeev Druckman, 1990-2002
Prof. Zvi Efrat, 2002-2010

Jewelry and Fashion Design Department
Prof. Arie Ofir, 1972-1984
Alex Ward, 1984-1991
Avi Siton, 1991-1997
Dr. Reuven Zahavi, 1998-2005
Prof. Einat Leader, 2005-2013
Ms. Tamara Yovel Jones, 2013-2017

Photography Department 
Prof. Hanan Laskin, 1981-1994
Yigal Shem Tov, 1994-2000
Yossi Berger, 2000-2006
Miki Kratzman, 2006-2014
Dr. Dor Guez, 2014-2017

Rothschild Caesarea Foundation Visual Communication Department  
Mike Felheim, 1968-1977
Prof. Yarom Vardimon, 1977-1988
Prof. Avi Eisenstein, 1988-1995
Anat Katzir, 1995-1996
Prof. Shimon Zandhouse, 1997-2000
Yosi Ohayon, 2001-2005
Hanoch Marmari, 2005-2008
Prof. Adi Stern

Screen Based Arts Department
Prof. Rony Oren, 2000-2009  
Prof. Dudu Mezah, 2009-2017

Animation Unit
Isaac Yoresh, 1971-1996
Prof. Yossi Abolafia, 1997-2001
Prof. Rony Oren, 2000-2008

Video and New Media Unit
Micky Hertz, 1986-1994
Prof. Dudu Mezach, 1994-2008