Office of Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs Staff

Administrators and Contact Information



Carl Drummond

Carl N. Drummond
Vice Chancellor for Academic
 Affairs and Enrollment  
Kettler Hall, Room 169

Carl Drummond came to PFW in 1994 and is a professor of earth and space sciences. He earned his Ph.D. (1993) and M.S. (1991) from the University of Michigan and his B.S. from James Madison University (1989).

Marcia Dixson

Marcia D. Dixson
Associate Vice Chancellor for
  Teaching and Learning
Kettler Hall, Room 176


Marcia Dixson joined the PFW Department of Communication in 1993. She received her Ph. D. from the University of Iowa (1993) and her M.A. (1983) and B.S. (1979).

Carol Sternberger

Carol S. Sternberger
Associate Vice Chancellor for
 Academic Programs and
 Director of Graduate Studies
Kettler Hall, Room 174

Carol Sternberger, professor of nursing, came to PFW in 1990. She earned her Ph.D. from Purdue University (1998), her M.S. from Ball State University (1988), and her B.S. (1984) and A.A.S. (1977) from Purdue University.

Academic Affairs Support Staff and Contact Information



Brenda Blazier

Brenda Blazier
Secretary, Graduate Studies
Kettler Hall, Room 263

Brenda provides administrative assistance to the Director of Graduate Studies. She has been with Purdue Fort Wayne since 2011. 

Khin Khin Gyi

Khin Khin Gyi
Academic Events Coordinator and Support Assistant
Kettler Hall, Room 171

Khin Khin received her bachelor's degree from Indiana University Fort Wayne College of Visual and Preforming Arts. She has worked on the Purdue Fort Wayne campus since 2017.

Susan Humphrey

Susan Humphrey
Clerk, Graduate Studies
Kettler Hall, Room 258

Susan coordinates the graduate admissions process. Susan came to PFW in 2004.


Lindsey Dutrieux
Faculty Appointment Specialist 
Kettler Hall, Room 171

Lindsey has been with the university since 2013. She received both her bachelor's and Master's degrees from Purdue Fort Wayne.

Kelly Shanks

Kelly Shanks
Coordinator of Academic
Kettler Hall, Room 157

Kelly Shanks has been the coordinator of academic ceremonies since 2014. She also provides web support for the Office of Academic Affairs.

Julie Yoder

Julie Yoder
Executive Assistant to the Vice
  Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Kettler Hall, Room 173

Julie has been in Academic Affairs since August 2007. She is responsible for assisting the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs in the budget planning and management process, maintaining personnel records for faculty and academic administration, and initiating reappointment and promotion and tenure reviews.

Offices Reporting
to Academic Affairs

 Academic Internships,
 Cooperative Education and
 Service Learning (OACS)


 Center for the Enhancement
 of Learning and Teaching

 Chapman Scholar Program

 Graduate Studies

 Honors Program

 Institutional Research

 International Education

 Institute for Research,
 Scholarship, and Creative

 Institutional Review Board

 Sponsored Programs

Enrollment Management


Mailing Address

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Kettler Hall, Room 171
Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN  46805-1499

Office Hours

8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday





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