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  • Candidates for Academic Affairs Post to Visit IPFW Next Week
For Immediate Release
February 04, 2013

Candidates for Academic Affairs Post to Visit IPFW Next Week

Key Info

  • Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs candidates to visit IPFW
  • Kenneth Stokes to visit February 11–13
  • Jeffrey Anderson to visit February 13–15
  • Candidates will tour campus and area and meet with on- and off- campus constituencies

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The search committee assisting Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) Chancellor Vicky L. Carwein in the selection of the university’s next Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs has invited two candidates to visit the campus the week of February 11.

Kenneth Stokes, Ph.D., is the chief international affairs officer and executive director of the Institute for International Innovation Management in Washington, D.C. His previous positions include dean of the Tillman School of Business at Mount Olive College in North Carolina; dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Minot State University in North Dakota; and numerous advising and consulting positions with international universities and organizations. Stokes received bachelor’s and master’s degrees and a Ph.D. from York University in Toronto. He will visit IPFW February 11–13.

Jeffrey R. Anderson, Ph.D., is the dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and professor of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, Wis. His previous positions include grants and special projects coordinator in the College of Science and Engineering; interim dean in the College of Science and Engineering; department chair in Mathematics and Statistics; professor of mathematics at Winona State University in Winona, Minn.; and assistant professor of mathematics at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. Anderson received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. from Iowa State University. He will visit IPFW February 13–15.

In addition to touring the campus and the area, each candidate will meet with a variety of campus and community constituents as part of their visit. For more information, contact Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs George S. McClellan, chair of the search committee, at 260-481-6844 or mcclellg@ipfw.edu.

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