Ivy Tech Selects Region Business Dean

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Ivy Tech Community College has named Lori Handy dean of the school of business for the Central Indiana region. She had been serving as director of financial aid for the region.

August 9, 2013

News Release

Indianapolis, Ind. -- Ivy Tech Community College announced it has selected Dr. Lori Handy for the position of dean of the School of Business for the Central Indiana region, which serves more than 30,000 students within Indianapolis and the greater Central Indiana community.

Prior to this appointment, Handy was serving as director of financial aid for the Central Indiana region. She replaces Dr. Frank Moman, who was appointed to the role of vice chancellor of academic affairs in April 2013.

"Lori's background in education and supervision has prepared her to be a dynamic leader for the School of Business," said Moman. "We are pleased to have her continue her work at Ivy Tech in this new capacity."

Handy brings 11 years of experience in higher education to the position. She began her career as the distance education coordinator at Indiana State University and then served as acting vice chancellor of student affairs at Ivy Tech Community College – Bloomington. Prior to these positions, Handy worked at Cummins, Inc., for nine years in numerous leadership roles.

Handy earned a doctorate in educational leadership from Indiana State University, a Master of Business Administration from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Science in Operations Management, Marketing, and Distribution from Indiana University.

Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

Source: Ivy Tech Community College