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The chief operating officer of IU Southeast, Acting Chancellor Dr. Kathryn Girten is responsible for the administration and management of the campus.

Other university advisors include the Board of AdvisorsFaculty Senate, the Alumni Board, and Staff CouncilStudent government represents students’ concerns to the chancellor and the board of trustees.

Acting Chancellor Kathryn Girten

Dr. Kathryn Girten
Acting Chancellor at Indiana University Southeast

Chancellor Kathryn Girten assumed the role of Acting Chancellor at IU Southeast on August 1, 2021. She will balance this role with her responsibilities at the IU East campus.

Dr. Girten joined Indiana University as the sixth Chancellor of IU East in July 2013, as the first woman chancellor to serve the campus. Under Chancellor Girten’s leadership, the IU East campus has seen record enrollment, significant improvement in student retention and graduation rates, record numbers of graduates, and increased student diversity. Dr. Girten received an A.B. from Middlebury College (with a double major in art history and anthropology), and an A.M. and Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Chicago. She spent much of her career (1989 – 2007) at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona, as a faculty member and then as dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Her academic area of expertise is the analysis of animal bones from archaeological sites, and she conducted field and laboratory research in South Africa for more than twenty years. She is proud to have received the Northern Arizona University Teaching Scholar Award and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award.

To learn more about Acting Chancellor Kathryn Girten, visit the Office of the Chancellor website.

Executive Vice Chancellor Kelly Ryan

Dr. Kelly Ryan
Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Dr. Ryan is the chief academic officer for IU Southeast and is responsible for the quality, development, coordination and promotion of all academic and non-credit programs and courses. She oversees the IU Southeast academic units and programs, library, Office of the Registrar, Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Honors Program, Applied Research and Education Center, Academic Advising, Disability Services, First Year Programs, 21st Century Scholars Program, Institute for Learning and Teaching Excellence, International Programs and the Student Development Center. Executive Vice Chancellor Ryan earned her Ph.D. from University of Maryland, College Park. She earned her Master of Arts at Boston College and her Bachelor of Arts from George Mason University.

To learn more about Executive Vice Chancellor Kelly Ryan, visit the Office of Academic Affairs website.

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Amanda Stonecipher
Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs

Vice Chancellor Stonecipher and her team serve IU Southeast as advocates for student engagement and learning. She develops goals and policies and conducts long-range planning to meet the needs of the campus, and oversees Enrollment Management and Retention Services, Office of Admissions, Athletics and Intramural Sports, Campus Life, Career Development Center, Office of Financial Aid, Center for Mentoring, Counseling and Psychological Services, Housing and Residence Life, the Adult Student Center, and the Children’s Center. Vice Chancellor Stonecipher earned her Master of Arts in College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from DePaul University.

To learn more about Vice Chancellor Amanda Stonecipher and the team in Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, please visit the Office of Student Affairs website.

Interim Vice Chancellor Joe Glover

Joe Glover, MBA
Interim Vice Chancellor for Advancement, Alumni, and External Affairs

Interim Vice Chancellor Glover is the chief advancement officer for IU Southeast. He develops policies and procedures and establishes long-range plans to direct the campus’ philanthropic, alumni, and community engagement efforts. He oversees The IU Southeast Office of Alumni Relations, Office of Development, and campus special events and projects. Interim Vice Chancellor Glover graduated with distinction from IU Southeast with a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing. Glover also earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the IU Southeast School of Business. Vice Chancellor Glover has held several management positions at IU Southeast over his 16 year career. He is a lifetime member of the IU Alumni Association and is an involved member of the Southern Indiana community where he serves on several volunteer committees and non-profit boards..

To learn more about Interim Vice Chancellor Joe Glover and the Advancement team, please visit the Office of Advancement website.

Vice Chancellor Dana Wavle

Dana Wavle, CPA
Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance

Vice Chancellor Wavle is the chief financial and business officer for IU Southeast. He oversees accounting services, human resources, facility operations, conference and dining services, and campus police. He also oversees the bookstore relationship with Barnes & Noble and other sub-contracted services. Vice Chancellor Wavle earned his Bachelor of Science in accounting from the State University of New York at Geneseo. He earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Le Moyne College and his Master of Science in Recreation (MSR) from Indiana University. He is a certified public accountant in the State of Indiana and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Indiana CPA Society, and the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants.

To learn more about Vice Chancellor Dana Wavle, visit the Office of Administrative Affairs website.

Campus Events

Monday Bible Study

Monday Bible Study

January 24th, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Bullet Journal Workshop for Busy Students

Bullet Journal Workshop for Busy Students

January 24th, 2022

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Card Night Rush Event

Card Night Rush Event

January 24th, 2022

7:15 PM - 8:45 PM

International Faculty Brown Bag with Yunmi Choi

International Faculty Brown Bag with Yunmi Choi

January 25th, 2022

12:20 PM - 1:10 PM

Stop Following Me! Recognizing and Stopping Stalking

Stop Following Me! Recognizing and Stopping Stalking

January 25th, 2022

5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Spectrum Spring 2022 Meetings

Spectrum Spring 2022 Meetings

January 25th, 2022

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Tuesday Women’s Bible Study

Tuesday Women’s Bible Study

January 25th, 2022

6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Malibu Jack’s Rush Event

Malibu Jack’s Rush Event

January 25th, 2022

7:15 PM - 9:15 PM

Ask Aaron: An Expert Tackles Your COVID-19 Questions

Ask Aaron: An Expert Tackles Your COVID-19 Questions

January 26th, 2022

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Joy of Teaching: Sumreen Asim

Joy of Teaching: Sumreen Asim

January 26th, 2022

12:25 PM - 1:10 PM

Meditation for Health and Wellness

Meditation for Health and Wellness

January 26th, 2022

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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