Chancellor Search

Chancellor Search


Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), soon to be known as Purdue University Fort Wayne,* invites nominations and applications for the position of Chancellor. Reporting directly to the President of Purdue University, the Chancellor serves as the chief executive officer of the Fort Wayne campus, which is one of five campuses in Purdue’s statewide system. The Chancellor will be expected to provide overall leadership in advancing academic quality, expanding service to the Fort Wayne region, and for collaborative participation as a member campus of Purdue University.

IPFW is a comprehensive metropolitan university located on a nearly 700 acre metropolitan campus in Fort Wayne, Ind. It was established in 1964 by combining individual Indiana University and Purdue University program offerings in one institution. Today it offers more than 200 degree and certificate options. The campus currently houses 11 Centers of Excellence and more than 30 departments comprising five colleges, one school, and two divisions in 40 buildings and structures.

With 1,300 full- and part-time faculty and staff, the University offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Currently the campus serves more than 8,300 degree-seeking students.

*Pending Higher Learning Commission approval