Executive Vice President and Chancellor

Indiana University‐Purdue University Indianapolis

Executive Vice President and Chancellor

Indiana University‐Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is seeking an inspiring, creative, and dedicated leader with an exceptional record of professional and personal achievement, leadership experience in complex academic environments, scholarly accomplishments, and the highest qualities of intellect, integrity, and character to serve as Executive Vice President of Indiana University and the sixth Chancellor of IUPUI, Indiana’s premier urban public research university. The Chancellor reports to Indiana University President Pamela Whitten and also serves as an Executive Vice President of the university.

IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue Universities, is a campus of Indiana University and serves as the state’s urban research and academic health sciences campus. IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.  

IUPUI has two colleges and 17 distinct schools that confer degrees through Indiana University and Purdue University offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees.  The campus also has responsibility for IUFW and IUPUC, learning centers in Fort Wayne and Columbus, Indiana, respectively. IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.  The campus has been recognized for its diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts by being a six-time recipient of the INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. 

Strong candidates will have a demonstrated record of leadership as an executive officer and have extensive experience with higher education. A deep knowledge and understanding of the academic mission is strongly preferred. Candidates should demonstrate strategic thinking and also possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, be collaborative and creative, and be able to articulate a vision to diverse audiences. Traditionally, chancellors have held earned terminal degrees and have demonstrated a record of teaching, research, and service sufficient to support an appointment as a full professor at IUPUI. As Executive Vice President, the chancellor is a member of the President’s Cabinet and co‐chairs the Academic Leadership Council along with the other two Executive Vice Presidents.

For the full position profile and additional qualifications, please visit https://assets.storbecksearch.com/files/resources/iupui-chancellor-pd.pdf


The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a current curriculum vitae, a letter of interest describing interest in and qualifications for the position, and a list of five references which may include trustees, administrators, faculty, students, and community leaders. Applications, nominations, and inquiries should be directed to:

Steve Leo, Managing Director

Vicki Henderson, Senior Associate

Storbeck Search



For information on IUPUI and its programs, please visit: https://www.iupui.edu

Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non‐Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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