Meet the Dean
Robin E. Newman assumed the role of Dean of Students at Purdue Fort Wayne in April 2019. Previously she held the position of director of the Center for Women and Returning Adults from 1998 to 2008, and then served as
She has a bachelor’s degree in social work from Indiana State
Newman recently received the John P. “Jack” Ulmer Memorial Award, for extraordinary service and her long-standing commitment to minority and/or disabled students at Purdue Fort Wayne.
Throughout her career—one devoted to students and their development—Newman has been honored to work with diverse and inclusive student populations that she feels enriched the fabric of each specific university. Newman focuses on respecting differences and appreciating diversity, and she believes in empowering others, especially students.