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Fort Wayne Campus

Fort Wayne Main Campus Satellite Location

About the Fort Wayne Campus

Welcome to Ivy Tech Fort Wayne and Warsaw! We serve northeast Indiana with 50+ programs at several convenient locations. Our passionate faculty and staff work hard to make sure our students get the most out of their education. Through collaborating with our many industry partners, our students not only prepare for the real world, they experience it. Whether continuing their education at a four-year college or university, beginning careers directly after graduating, or upskilling into a higher paid position, we make sure our students are prepared for a better life after graduation.

– Kim Barnett-Johnson, Ph.D., Chancellor, Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne & Warsaw

Fast Facts

8504
Students Enrolled
(2020-2021 academic year)
Counties Served:
Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley
Satellite Location
Warsaw
56
Academic Programs
Employees
294
Faculty
279
Staff

What Makes Our Campus Unique?

  • As Ivy Tech's second largest region, we cover the entirety of northeast Indiana offering classes at several convenient locations to meet students where they are
  • We partner with dozens of big local companies including Steel Dynamics, Inc., Parkview Health, Lake City Bank, and more that offer our students tuition assistance, hands-on learning experiences, and even careers
  • Our region covers Warsaw, Ind., which is the "Orthopedic Capital of the World," offering our manufacturing and health sciences students countless opportunities to work while earning a degree

Recent Accomplishments:

  • Ivy Tech Fort Wayne and Warsaw partnered with the Parkview Health Questa Education Foundation to offer Fort Wayne Community Schools students the chance to earn a free degree and be guaranteed a job after graduation
  • Students in need can benefit through transportation, rent, and utility assistance thanks to the generosity of the Ivy Tech Foundation's Women in Philanthropy Circle of Ivy, which awarded nearly $12,000 to the college in 2022
  • In spring 2022, four of our programs were honored with the Governor's Career and Technical Education (CTE) Postsecondary Program of Study Awards: Computer Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, and Engineering Technology
  • Ivy Tech Fort Wayne was recognized by the American Technical Education Association (ATEA) when Associate Professor and HVAC Technology Program Chair Frank Garro received the Innovation in Technical Education Award

Administration

  • Dr. Kim Barnett-Johnson, Ph.D., Chancellor for Fort Wayne & Warsaw
  • Heidi Fowler, JD, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
  • Susan Brown, Vice Chancellor for Enrollment & Student Services
  • Valerie Eakins, Executive Director of Administration
  • Saw Kapaw, Director of Computer & Tech Services
  • Tracina Smith, Executive Director of Resource Development
  • Tina Sullivan, Executive Director of Human Resources
  • Jessica Neuenschwander, Executive Director of Marketing & Communications
  • Joe McMichael, Executive Director of Ivy+ Career Link
  • JoAnne Alvarez, Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, & Belonging
  • Cindy Campbell, Regional Administration Assistant

School Deans

  • Deborah Pitzer, School of Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering, & Applied Science
  • Rebecca Bishop, School of Arts, Sciences, & Education
  • Eric Allmon, Schools of Business; Public Affairs; Information Technology; and Entrepreneurship
  • Matthew Shady, School of Health Sciences
  • Lindsay Adams, School of Nursing

Find Contact Info in the Directory

Trustees

State Trustee: Paula Hughes-Schuh, CEO of YWCA Northeast Indiana

Campus Board of Trustees:

  • Meg Distler, Board Chair, Exec. Director at St. Joseph Community Health Foundation (At-Large)
  • Phil Metcalf, Board Vice Chair, Mentor for Lead Evaluators at Cognia (At-Large)
  • Kathy Rogers, Board Secretary, President & CEO at KB Search Team, LLC (Commerce)
  • Christopher Brown, Director of Training at Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 166 (Labor)
  • Jeff Hansen, Vice President of Human Resources & Safety at Steel Dynamics, Inc. (Manufacturing)
  • Tonya Weaver, Superintendent of Garrett Keyser Butler Schools (Education)
  • DaVita Mitchell, SACS Student Support Specialist (At-Large)
  • Debra Faye Williams-Robbins, Chief Officer of Student, Family, and Community Engagement at Fort Wayne Community Schools (Education)
  • Anthony Tranquill, President & CEO of Wayne Pipe & Supply (Manufacturing)
  • Greg Gunthorp, Owner of Gunthorp Farms

2023 Board meetings

March 28, 2023

May 23, 2023

July 25, 2023

September 26, 2023

November 28, 2023