Leadership/Portfolio

Image of Kathy _ Johnson _ ThumbThe Office of Academic Affairs is led by Executive Vice Chancellor Kathy E. Johnson. As IUPUI's chief academic officer, EVC Johnson reports 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 IU School of Medicine.

Working with deans, department chairs, faculty, and staff, she ensures that IUPUI is supporting student success by providing excellent education; recruiting and retaining its outstanding and diverse faculty; and fulfilling its commitment to Indiana and beyond through teaching, research, creatice activity and community engagement.

Image of Ferguson _ MargaretSenior 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:

Image of Applegate _3652Assistant Vice Chancellor for Faculty Affairs Rachel Applegate has responsibilities including creating and leading professional development programming for administrators, librarians, and faculty; collaborating and supporting the campus promotion and tenure process; managing processes related to faculty and librarian records, titles, and leaves; and collaborating with schools to review and approval new hire offer packets, retention incentives, phased retirements, emeritus/emerita requests, faculty reappointment, and other faculty affairs processes.

Image of 20171019_ Gina _ Gibau _LK-051R- SmallAssociate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Gina Gibau provides leadership and vision for the recruitment and retention of underrepresented faculty, particularly faculty of color, as well as the diversification of the graduate student pipeline into the academy. She supports leadership development and networking among underrepresented faculty and engages in research and scholarly activity related to faculty diversity and inclusion.