Dorothy Webb, Ph.D.Professor of Communications and Theatre, 1973-2000
Jan Shipps, Ph.D.
Professor of History and Religious Studies, 1973-1995
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Frances Rhome, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English, 1969-1975
Affirmative Action Officer, IUPUI, 1973-1975
Frances Rhome served as IUPUI's first affirmative action officer from 1973 until 1975. She joined the Department of English at IUPUI in 1969, where she enjoyed teaching Shakespeare courses.
Peg Zeglin Brand, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Associate Professor of Women's Studies, 2005-2012
Obioma Nnaemeka, Ph.D.
Chancellor's Professor of French and Women's Studies
Miriam Langsam, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Student Affairs, School of Liberal Arts, 1986-2003
Professor of History, 1964-2003
Lecturer, Department of English, 1979-c.1997
Barbara Zimmer began teaching as a lecturer in the IUPUI Department of English in 1979. She was an avid researcher in the field of intercultural communication, and in 1994, was given the opportunity to become an exchange professor to Malaysia. In Malaysia, she taught freshman composition. She returned to IUPUI later that year when the program ended and continued teaching English at IUPUI throughout the 1990s.
Martha Francois, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Liberal Arts, 1979-1981
In 1979, Martha Francois, Ph.D. became the first and only female dean in the history of the IUPUI School of Liberal Arts. At the time, she was also one of the first female deans on campus. A Harvard graduate, Francois previously taught at Northeastern University in Boston. Francois's term as dean was short-lived; she resigned in 1981.
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