July 20, 2011

Dr. Douglas Perry Chosen as Academic VP

Fort Wayne, Ind.—Indiana Tech is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Douglas Perry as vice president for academic affairs.

Dr. Douglas Perry, vice president for academic affairsAs vice president, Perry will lead and manage all aspects of academic affairs including assessment, curriculum requirements, and faculty development. He officially began his duties at Indiana Tech on July 18.

 “When I first learned of the opening for vice president for academic affairs at Indiana Tech, I was immediately interested,” Perry said. “I had heard good things about Indiana Tech for years. The campus is amazing, but the people and the programs impress me even more. I am honored to now be part of the family.”

Perry’s previous position was dean of the College of Informatics at Northern Kentucky University. He was the founding dean of the college and provided steady leadership for the establishment and growth of the college.

“Dr. Perry is very committed to the type of student learning that prepares graduates for rewarding careers,” said Dr. Arthur E. Snyder, Indiana Tech president. “He will be an excellent leader for our faculty and our students as we continue to expand our academic options.”

Prior to his position at Northern Kentucky, Perry worked for fifteen years at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) in a variety of faculty and administrative posts including associate dean for graduate studies and research. In an academic career spanning more than 35 years, he also has held faculty and administrative positions at State University of New York-Stony Brook and University of Albuquerque.

Perry earned his Ph.D. in biomedical sciences at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, City University of New York. He also holds master’s degrees in biology and health sciences, a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, and an associate degree in respiratory therapy.


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