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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 Research and Planning

Offices Reporting to Academic Affairs:

Office of Academic Internships, Cooperative Education and Service Learning (OACS)  Deb Barrick, Director
Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching,  Gail Rathbun, Director
Graduate Studies,  Carol S. Sternberger, Director
Honors Program, Ann Livschiz, Interim Program Director 
Information Technology Services, Karen Van Gorder, Interim Chief Information Officer and Director
Institutional Review Board (IRB), Abe Schwab, Liaison
International Education
, Brian Mylrea, Director

Chapman Scholar Program
Mary Moore-Bowers, Coordinator
Research Support Service, Pat Farrell, Director



Academic Affairs Support Staff:

Deb Alvey, Faculty Records/Budget Administrator
Wanda Johnson, Assessment Management System Administrator      
Marianne Messmann, Coordinator for Academic Ceremonies
Heidi Sandquist, Secretary for Research, Engagement, and Sponsored Programs.
Jeanne Wagenfeld, Administrative Assistant for Academic Affairs
Julie Yoder, Faculty Appointment Specialist

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Carl N. Drummond, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Professor of Geology

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 Development

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 Research and Planning

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


Deb Alvey, Faculty Records/Budget Administrator

Deb has been with the Office of Academic Affairs since October of 2000. 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 Deb by phone at 260-481-6113 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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Marianne Messmann

Marianne Messmann, Coordinator of Academic Ceremonies

Marianne has been the Coordinator of Academic Ceremonies since 1992.

Contact Marianne by phone at 260-481-6460 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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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 Appointment Specialist for Academic Affairs

Julie has been in the Academic Affairs office since August 2007. She provides secretarial support to Academic Affairs and assists with faculty records.

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

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