The Indiana University Foundation has hired Stacy Knapper as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. She previously served in a similar capacity with Fort Wayne-based Vera Bradley Inc., where she oversaw operations of the Vera Bradley Foundation. Knapper enrolled at IU as a freshman before transferring to the University of Kent at Canterbury in England. She completed her law degree at the University of Notre Dame. Prior to joining Vera Bradley, she served as vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for Kokomo-based Haynes International Inc.