Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Jann Joseph has been named interim chancellor at IU South Bend beginning July 2, 2018.
“Dr. Joseph is a dynamic leader and an ideal person to advance IU South Bend’s ambitious agenda,” said IU Executive Vice President for University Academic Affairs John Applegate, who made the appointment. “Her academic background and leadership experience will serve the campus well.”
Joseph holds a doctorate in the field of curriculum and instruction (science education) from the University of Wisconsin. Her master’s degree is in plant science and her bachelor’s degree is in agriculture—both from the University of the West Indies at St. Augustine in Trinidad and Tobago.
Prior to coming to IU South Bend she was dean of the College of Education at Eastern Michigan University. She also served as associate dean for professional development and administration in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. Before serving as associate dean, she was program coordinator for an integrated science education program and a faculty member in the Department of Biology.