Indiana University has promoted Karen Ferguson Fuson to vice president for communications and marketing and Rob Lowden to vice president for information technology and chief information officer.
Ferguson Fuson takes over for Brad Wheeler, who is retiring from his administrative roles and returning to the faculty in the IU Kelley School of Business. She has served as associate vice president for marketing and digital strategy and as IU’s chief marketing officer since 2018. Ferguson Fuson also served in senior positions in the media industry, including as president and publisher of The Indianapolis Star and West Group president for the Gannett/USA Today Network.
Lowden most recently served as executive associate dean and chief information officer for the IU School of Medicine and concurrently as associate vice president for health technology services. He also served as interim CEO for the Unizin Consortium of 14 universities that is based in Austin, Texas.