Deborah Ford Named Chancellor of Indiana University Southeast in New Albany

Deborah Ford will be the next chancellor of Indiana University Southeast in New Albany. She will take office on July 1.

Indiana University Southeast enrolls just over 3,500 undergraduate students and more than 500 graduate students, according to the most recent data available from the U.S. Department of Education. Women make up 60 percent of the undergraduate student body.

“The vision for IU Southeast is compelling, and I am honored to join the learning community as chancellor,” Dr. Ford said. “The regional campuses serve a vital role in advancing education to students in communities throughout the state that is both attainable and affordable. I look forward to building strong community partnerships in southern Indiana and greater Louisville.”

Dr. Ford currently serves as chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, a role she has held since 2009. Before joining the University of Wisconsin System, Dr. Ford served as vice president for student affairs at the University of West Florida, and vice president for student affairs and dean of students at Spalding University in Kentucky.

Dr. Ford is a graduate of the University of Louisville. She holds a master’s degree in education from Indiana University and an educational doctorate from the University of Louisville.

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