Ivy Tech Selects Hamilton County Campus President

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Ivy Tech Community College has named Dan Clark Hamilton County campus president. He most recently served as executive director of the governor-appointed Indiana Education Roundtable. Classes are set to begin at the new Noblesville location at the end of the month. August 4, 2014

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Ivy Tech Community College has selected Dan Clark as Hamilton County Campus President, effective August 4, 2014. The Hamilton County Campus in Noblesville is now open and classes will start August 25.

Dr. Clark will report to Central Indiana Chancellor Kathleen Lee. The focus of the local campus president will be outreach to the greater Hamilton County community. In addition, Clark will manage the day-to-day operations while fostering a campus climate that is consistent with the College's core values. The campus president will consult with regional administrators to achieve policy objectives and goals for building new and varied community outreach and partnerships, as well as expanding the availability of the College's instructional and student support services to the community.

"Ivy Tech Community College has high quality and affordable education opportunities for all students. From courses that transfer to 4-year colleges, to associate degrees in growing occupations, to industry certifications for technical jobs, Ivy Tech has a place both for high school graduates starting college and adults seeking to upgrade their skills," said Clark. "I am looking forward very much to working for a college that will partner with the schools, businesses and community organizations of Hamilton County to strengthen the local economy and continue advancements in the quality of life."

Clark was most recently Executive Director of Indiana Education Roundtable, a position he was selected for by the Governor, Superintendent of Public Instruction and Commissioner for Higher Education. He also served as Senior Adviser for the Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning and a consultant for Complete College America. Prior to these positions, he served as the Director of College and Career Readiness for the Indiana Department of Education.

"We are excited to welcome Dr. Clark to Ivy Tech Community College as the president for our newest campus," said Lee. "His extensive background and service in education will make him a great leader and visionary in the Hamilton County community."

Clark earned his Bachelor of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in American History and doctorate in American History from Purdue University. He currently serves on the Indiana State Workforce Innovation Council.

Ivy Tech's Hamilton County Campus in Noblesville is the College's 32nd campus in Indiana. The new campus will offer Hamilton County residents with greater access college credits, technical certifications and associate degrees. Ivy Tech Community College offers the most affordable tuition in the state and credits that transfer to colleges and universities across Indiana. For more information about the new campus, visit www.ivytech.edu/noblesville.

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 communities. In addition, its courses and programs transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.

Source: Ivy Tech Community College