BLOOMINGTON – Sam DeWeese, Ph.D., vice chancellor of student affairs at Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus was elected to serve as chairman of the Ball State University Alumni Council’s executive committee for academic year 2017/18.

Dr. DeWeese holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, a master’s degree from Ball State University, and a doctorate degree from Indiana State University. His experience includes organizational leadership, fundraising, and workforce alignment.

In July, amid Ivy Tech’s statewide restructure, Dr. DeWeese was appointed vice chancellor for student success at Ivy Tech Bloomington, effective mid-September.

The BSU Alumni Council is the governing body of the Alumni Association and consists of the executive committee, at-large members, and a representative from each professional and constituent society. The group meets three times per year and duties range from passing the bylaws that govern the Alumni Association, selecting two members of the board of trustees, and adopting the association’s annual budget.

About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.