Ivy Tech Indianapolis starts Spring semester with four new members to senior leadership  

On January 19, 2022, Ivy Tech Indianapolis kicked off its Spring semester with classes offered virtually, online and in-person at its Indianapolis, Lawrence and Plainfield locations. As it begins a new semester, the service area welcomed four new members to its Senior Leadership team.  

“I’m pleased to introduce our four new members of the Ivy Tech Indianapolis senior leadership team to our students and community,” said Dr. Lorenzo L. Esters, chancellor. “I’m confident their skills and expertise will provide valuable contributions towards the College’s goal of awarding 50,000 high-quality certifications, certificates, or degrees per year.” 

The new members of the Ivy Tech Indianapolis senior leadership team include:  

Andy Cummings, Executive Director of Administration

Cummings brings more than 11 years of experience to this position and most recently served as a team member at the Indiana State Budget Agency. He will oversee Indianapolis’ offices of finance, bursar, human resources and administrative services.  

Dr. David Oehler, Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs

Dr. Oehler joins Ivy Tech from Metropolitan Community College (MCC) in Kansas City, Mo., where he served as vice president of instruction and student services for its Longview campus. He brings 36 years of experience in academics to his new role. In this role, Dr. Oehler will serve as the chancellor’s chief advisor in the formation of policies affecting academic programs, as well as leadership and supervision for each School and educational areas.   

Tracey Jackson, Executive Director of Career Coaching and Employer Connections (CCEC)

Jackson comes to Ivy Tech Indianapolis from the College’s Marion campus, where she served as its Executive Director of CCEC. She brings more than 13 years of experience in this field. In this role, Jackson will serve as the primary advisor to the Chancellor regarding career development of students and fulfilling training, education, work-and-learn and placement needs of area employers.  

Tyiana Thompson, Interim Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Services and Student Success

Thompson joins the Indianapolis campus from Ivy Tech’s Sellersburg location, serving in a newly created role overseeing enrollment services and student success. Operating in an interim capacity for one year, Thompson brings more than 15 years of higher education experience to this role.   

For more information about Ivy Tech Indianapolis, visit IvyTech.edu/Indianapolis. Those interested in enrolling can sign up for the College’s next term, which begins on March 23.  

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