The chief operating officer of IU Southeast, Chancellor Debbie Ford, is responsible for the administration and management of the campus.
Other university advisors include the Board of Advisors, Faculty Senate, the Alumni Board, and Staff Council. Student government represents students’ concerns to the chancellor and the board of trustees.
Dr. Debbie Ford
Chancellor at Indiana University Southeast
Dr. Debbie Ford assumed the role of Chancellor of IU Southeast on July 1, 2023. Dr. Ford holds her B.S. from the University of Louisville, her Master of Higher Education and Student Affairs from Indiana University, and her Doctor of Education from the University of Louisville.
To learn more about Chancellor Debbie Ford, visit the Office of the Chancellor website.
Dr. Uric Dufrene
Interim Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Dr. Dufrene 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. He 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 Dufrene earned his Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi. He earned his MBA and Bachelor of Science from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana.
To learn more about Interim Executive Vice Chancellor Uric Dufrene, visit the Office of Academic Affairs website.
Vice Chancellor of Student Engagement
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, Office of Admissions, Campus Life, Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, Counseling and Psychological Services, Housing and Residence Life, and Marketing and Communications. 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, Marketing, and Student Affairs, please visit the Office of Student Affairs website.
Joe Glover, MBA
Interim Vice Chancellor of University Relations
Interim Vice Chancellor Glover is the chief university relations 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..
b. To learn more about Interim Vice Chancellor Joe Glover and the University Relations team, please visit the University Relations website.
Ashley McKay, CPA
Interim Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance
Interim Vice Chancellor McKay is the chief financial and business officer for IU Southeast. She oversees accounting services, human resources, facility operations, and conference and dining services. She also oversees the bookstore relationship with Follett and other sub-contracted services. Interim Vice Chancellor McKay earned her Bachelor of Science in accounting and her Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Indiana University Southeast. She is a certified public accountant in the State of Kentucky and an adjunct lecturer in the School of Business at Indiana University Southeast.
To learn more about Interim Vice Chancellor Ashley McKay, visit the Office of Administrative Affairs website.
Regional Chief Information Officer
Nick Ray serves as regional Chief Information Officer (CIO) for all IU regional campuses and Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus. In this role, Ray identifies and communicates the technology implications for strategic goals, and serves as an advocate for the development and use of information technology in teaching, research, and service. His responsibilities include operational, strategic, and fiscal planning for all aspects of technological innovation, advancement, and implementation. He was appointed to this position in 2019.
To learn more about Regional CIO Nick Ray, visit the University Information Technology Services website.