IUPUI has appointed Eric Weldy vice chancellor for student affairs. He previously served as vice president for student affairs and enrollment management at Northern Illinois University. Weldy will assume his new position January 2. As vice chancellor for student affairs, he will be the chief student affairs officer and a member of the chancellor’s cabinet. Weldy will collaborate with other leaders across campus to advance the mission of IUPUI to provide quality co-curricular programs and services that facilitate intellectual growth and personal development, creating pathways to success for all students. He will lead the Division of Student Affairs, which consists of nine units: Campus Center and Student Experiences, Campus Recreation, Counseling and Psychological Services, Educational Partnerships and Student Success, Health and Wellness Promotion, Housing and Residence Life, Student Advocacy and Support, Student Health Services and Student Conduct. Weldy succeeds Tralicia Powell Lewis, who has been serving in an interim capacity since March 2016. Lewis, who has held many positions on campus since 1995, will return to her permanent post as assistant vice chancellor for student affairs. Other administrative roles held by Weldy include associate vice president for student affairs at Florida State University, associate vice chancellor for academic support and student life at University of Minnesota Duluth, and assistant dean of students at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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