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Academic Affairs Officers:

Carl N. Drummond, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
J. Albayyari, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, Engagement and Sponsored Programs
Steven T. Sarratore, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs
Carol S. Sternberger, Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Affairs and Director of Graduate Studies
Robert Wilkinson, Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Effectiveness, Assessment, and Accreditation

Offices Reporting to Academic Affairs:

Office of Academic Internships, Cooperative Education and Service Learning (OACS), Deb Barrick, Director
Office of Assessment, Kent Johnson, Director 
Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching, Gail Rathbun, Director
Graduate Studies, Carol S. Sternberger, Director
Honors Program, Ann Livschiz, Program Director
Institutional Review Board (IRB), Abe Schwab, Liaison
Office of International Education, Brian MylreaDirector
Chapman Scholar Program,
Kelsey McQuillin, Coordinator
Research Support Service, Pat Farrell, Director


Academic Affairs Support Staff:

Amanda Cross, Secretary IV 
Wanda Johnson, Assessment Management System Administrator
Sara Kitzmiller, Faculty Appointment Specialist        
Heidi Sandquist, Secretary for Research, Engagement, and Sponsored Programs.
Kelly Shanks, Coordinator for Academic Ceremonies
Julie Stills, Graduate Administrative Assistant
Jeanne Wagenfeld, Administrative Assistant for Academic Affairs
Julie Yoder, Faculty Records/Budget Administrator

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Carl N. Drummond, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

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Ph.D. University of Michigan (1993)

M.S. University of Michigan (1991)

B.A. James Madison University (1988)

Contact information: Phone: 481-6116, E-mail: drummond@ipfw.edu

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J. Albayyari, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and External Support

Dr. Albayyari is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology. He earned his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. from University of Cincinnati.

Contact Dr. Albayyari by phone at 260-481-6391 or by E-mail.

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Steven T. Sarratore, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs

Steven T. Sarratore is a Professor of Theater.  He earned an MFA at Wayne State University and a BA at Michigan State University.

Contact Dr. Sarratore by phone at 260-481-6536 or by E-mail.

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Dr. Carol Sternberger, Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Affairs and Graduate Studies Director

Dr. Sternberger is a Professor of Nursing. She earned an A.S. and B.S. in Nursing from Purdue University, at IPFW, an M.S. in Nursing at Ball State University, and a Ph.D.from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Contact Dr. Sternberger by phone at 260-481-5798 or by E-mail.

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Robert Wilkinson, Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Institutional Effectiveness, Assessment, and Accreditation

Dr. Wilkinson earned a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Missouri- Kansas City and D.Ed from The Pennsylvania State University.

Contact Dr. Wilkinson by phone at 260-481-6375 or by E-mail.

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Academic Affairs Support Staff

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Amanda Cross, Secretary IV

Amanda has been with the Office of Academic Affairs and the Office of the Chancellor since October of 2014. 

Contact Amanda by phone at 260-481-6105 or E-mail.

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Wanda Johnson, Assessment Management System Administrator

Wanda has been with the Office of Academic Affairs since March of 2008. She is responsible for assisting and providing administrative support the Director of Assessment and the Director of General Education.

Contact Wanda by phone at 260-481-6099 or E-mail.

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Sara Kitzmiller, Faculty Appointment Specialist for Academic Affairs

Provides secretarial support to Academic Affairs and assists with faculty records.

Contact Sara by phone at 260-481-6280 or E-mail.

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Heidi Sandquist, Secretary for Research, Engagement, and Sponsored Programs

Heidi has been with IPFW since 2013. She provides secretarial support to the Office of Research, Engagement, and Sponsored Programs.

 

Contact Heidi by phone at 260-481-4101 or E-mail.

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 Kelly Shanks, Coordinator of Academic Ceremonies


Kelly has been the Coordinator of Academic Ceremonies since 2014.

Contact Kelly by phone at 260-481-6460 or E-mail.

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Julie Stills, Graduate Administrative Assistant 

Julie has been with IPFW since 2014. She provides assistance to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Affairs.

 

Contact Julie by phone at 260-481-6888 or E-mail.

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Jeanne Wagenfeld, Administrative Assistant for Academic Affairs

Jeanne has been in the Academic Affairs office since February 2007. She serves as Administrative Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. She schedules the vice chancellor's appointments, handles correspondence and coordinates special events.

Contact Jeanne by phone at 260-481-6116 or E-mail.

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Julie Yoder Faculty Records/Budget Administrator

Julie has been in the Academic Affairs office 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.

Contact Julie by phone at 260-481-6113 or E-mail.

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