Ivy Tech to Promote Monroe to Provost
Ivy Tech Community College has named its next provost. Kara Monroe will succeed Steven Tincher, who will retire in June. Monroe has been with the college since 1998 and most recently served as vice president of academic innovation and support.
President Sue Ellspermann says "Kara is the perfect addition to Ivy Tech’s leadership team and her breadth and depth of knowledge and experience is exactly what we need for our provost/senior vice president role. We have set ambitious goals of seeing our students earn 50,000 credentials annually by 2023 and have many strategic initiatives to roll-out in the next five years. Her innovation, creativity, leadership and true passion for our student success and faculty engagement is what we need to meet our goals and contribute to Indiana’s prosperity."
The role will make Monroe Ivy Tech’s chief academic officer. Through her 20-year career with the college, Monroe has served in positions including instructional technology manager and executive director of finance, facilities, and information technology at the Richmond campus, executive director of the center for instructional technology and systems office in Indianapolis.
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