Office of Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs Staff

Administrators and Contact Information




Carl N. Drummond
Vice Chancellor for Academic
 Affairs and Enrollment  
Kettler Hall, Room 169

Carl Drummond came to IPFW in 1994 and is a professor of earth and space sciences. He earned his Ph.D. (1993) and M.S. (1991) from the University of Michigan and his B.S. from James Madison University (1989).

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Marcia D. Dixson
Associate Vice Chancellor for
  Teaching and Learning
Kettler Hall, Room 176

Marcia Dixson joined the IPFW Department of Communication in 1993. She received her Ph. D. from the University of Iowa (1993) and her M.A. (1983) and B.S. (1979).

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Carol S. Sternberger
Associate Vice Chancellor for
 Academic Programs and
 Director of Graduate Studies
Kettler Hall, Room 174

Carol Sternberger, professor of nursing, came to IPFW in 1990. She earned her Ph.D. from Purdue University (1998), her M.S. from Ball State University (1988), and her B.S. (1984) and A.A.S. (1977) from Purdue University.

Academic Affairs Support Staff and Contact Information




Brenda Blazier
Secretary, Graduate Studies
Kettler Hall, Room 263

Brenda provides administrative assistance to the Director of Graduate Studies. She has been with IPFW since 2011. 


Lindsey Dutrieux
Secretary V, Academic Affairs
Kettler Hall, Room 171

Lindsey has been with IPFW since 2013. She provides assistance to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Affairs and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Teaching and Learning.

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Susan Humphrey
Clerk, Graduate Studies
Kettler Hall, Room 258

Susan coordinates the graduate admissions process. Susan came to IPFW in 2004.


Deborah Magsam
Faculty Appointment Specialist
  for Academic Affairs
Kettler Hall, Room 171

Debbie joined the Office of Academic Affairs in May 2016. She assists with faculty records and provides secretarial support to Academic Affairs.

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Kelly Shanks
Coordinator of Academic
Kettler Hall, Room 157

Kelly Shanks has been the coordinator of academic ceremonies since 2014. She also provides web support for the Office of Academic Affairs.

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Julie Yoder
Executive Assistant to the Vice
  Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Kettler Hall, Room 173

Julie has been in Academic Affairs since August 2007. She is responsible for assisting the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs in the budget planning and management process, maintaining personnel records for faculty and academic administration, and initiating reappointment and promotion and tenure reviews.

Offices Reporting
to Academic Affairs

 Academic Internships,
 Cooperative Education and
 Service Learning (OACS)


 Center for the Enhancement
 of Learning and Teaching

 Chapman Scholar Program

 Graduate Studies

 Honors Program

 Institutional Research

 International Education

 Institute for Research,
 Scholarship, and Creative

 Institutional Review Board

 Sponsored Programs

Enrollment Management


Mailing Address

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Kettler Hall, Room 171
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN  46805-1499

Office Hours

8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday




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