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About the Office

 

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Academic Affairs Officers:

Carl N. Drummond, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management
Marcia Dixson, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Teaching and Learning
Carol S. Sternberger, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs and Director of Graduate Studies

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
Institute for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Endeavors, Shannon Bischoff, Director
Institutional Review Board (IRB), Abe Schwab, Liaison
Office of International Education, Brian MylreaDirector
Chapman Scholar Program,
Kelsey McQuillin, Coordinator
Office of Sponsored Programs, Heidi Sandquist, Director


Academic Affairs Support Staff:

Wanda Johnson, Assessment Management System Administrator 
Tina Gasnarez, Administrative Assistant for Sponsored Programs
Kelly Shanks, Coordinator for Academic Ceremonies
Lindsey Dutrieux, Graduate Administrative Assistant
Jeanne Wagenfeld, Administrative Assistant for Academic Affairs
Julie Yoder, Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Deborah Magsam, Faculty Appointment Specialist  

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Carl N. Drummond, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management

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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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Dr. Marcia Dixson, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Teaching and Learning

Dr. Dixson,associate professor of communication, earned a B.S.E. and M.A. in English Education from Northeast Missouri State University (now Truman State University) and a Ph.D. in Communication Research from University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.

Contact Dr. Dixson by phone at 260-481-6558 or by Email

 

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Dr. Carol Sternberger, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs and Director of 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. in Instructional Technologies & Educational Computing from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Dr. Sternberger is responsible for policies, processes, and forms for developing new programs and structures, as well as enhancing existing programs by creating and revising existing courses.

Contact Dr. Sternberger by phone at 260-481-5798 or by E-mailHer office is located in Kettler Hall, Room 174

The office of Graduate Studies (OGS) is located in Room 258 of Kettler Hall.  Email for OGS is graduate@ipfw.edu.

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Academic Affairs Support Staff

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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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Tina Gasnarez, Administrative Assistant for Sponsored Programs

Tina has been with IPFW since 2014. She provides administrative support for the Office of Sponsored Programs.

 

Contact Tina by phone at 260-481-5788 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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 Lindsey Dutrieux, Graduate Administrative Assistant 

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.

 

Contact by 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 Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

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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Deborah Magsam, Faculty Appointment Specialist for Academic Affairs

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

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

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