IUPUI Promotes Ferguson to Senior Associate Vice Chancellor

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IUPUI has promoted Margaret Ferguson to senior associate vice chancellor for academic affairs. She has held the interim role since January 2016. Prior to that, Ferguson served as IU's assistant vice president for statewide academic relations. In her new role, she provides leadership and vision for the direction of faculty affairs and faculty life at IUPUI. Ferguson first joined IUPUI in 1996 as an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science within the School of Liberal Arts. She served as department chair from 2008 to 2012 and as acting associate dean for academic affairs in 2011. Ferguson was promoted to professor in 2014. Her teaching interests within the field of American politics include state and local politics as well as executive and legislative politics. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Southern Mississippi and her master's and doctoral degrees in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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