Bachelor of Music and Music Education, 1979
CEO, Metropolitan Kansas City Performing Arts Center
“Jane Chu is known as a powerhouse in the local community.” –Kansas City Star
Fun fact about Jane Chu:
- As the CEO of the Metropolitan Performing Arts Center is Kansas City, Jane led the development, strategy, programming and community initiatives for a state-of-the-art $326 million at facility.
- Jane has a master’s degree in music from Southern Methodist University and an MBA from Rockhurst University. She is completing a doctorate from Indiana University’s Center of Philanthropy.
Why you might recognize Jane Chu:
- Jane is the daughter of Rosemary “Mom” Chu, who has worked at Ouachita since 1967 as a dorm director in Frances Crawford Hall.
When she was a student at Ouachita:
- Jane was Miss OBU and was a member of the Ouachi-Tones (forerunners of the Ouachita Sounds), the Concert Band and the Ouachita Student Foundation.
- She majored in piano performance and music education.