Leadership/Portfolio


The Office of Academic Affairs is led by Executive Vice Chancellor Kathy E. Johnson, IUPUI's Chief Academic Officer. Reporting to the chancellor, Dr. Johnson provides leadership for all academic units and serves as IUPUI's chief executive officer in the chancellor's absence. School deans and leaders of academic support units at IUPUI report to EVC Johnson with the exception of the IU School of Medicine.

Reporting to the Executive Vice Chancellor:

Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Margie Ferguson provides leadership and vision for the direction of faculty affairs and faculty life at IUPUI, including programs and events that develop faculty talent and leadership at all stages of career advancement, including promotion and tenure programs and processes, awards and funding opportunities, new faculty orientation and faculty mentoring.

Reporting to the Senior Associate Vice Chancellor:

As IUPUI's chief academic officer, Kathy Johnson leads the Office of Academic Affairs. Working with deans, department chairs, faculty, and staff, she ensures that IUPUI is supporting student success by providing an excellent education; recruiting and retaining its outstanding and diverse faculty; and fulfilling its commitment to Indiana and beyond through teaching, research, creative activity, and community engagement.

Strategic leadership in academic affairs is conducted through the following councils and initiatives:

Council of Academic Deans

Academic and Faculty Affairs Leadership Council

Strategic Information Council

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