Dr. Kim Kirkland, Ph.D.

Kim Kirkland, Ph.D.


Director, Office of Equal Opportunity

 

 

Kim Kirkland, Ph.D. has been Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity at IUPUI since 2008.  Previously, she worked in affirmative action for many years, first in private industry and later at Bowling Green State University in Ohio.  Kirkland is an expert in the state and federal laws governing compliance, and at IUPUI, she is charged with monitoring the university's compliance with anti-discrimination and anti-harassment law and policy.

 

Kirkland believes that in order for IUPUI to be an effective institution, it needs to build a foundation of fairness.  She runs the Office of Equal Opportunity utilizing a strategy of both monitoring affirmative action progress at the university and developing outreach programs for women and minorities.

 

Last updated by maeowen on 05/26/2010

Lillian Charleston

Lillian Charleston 

Affirmative Action Officer, 1988-2008 

  

Lillian Charleston spent her career working for affirmative action progress.  Prior to joining IUPUI, she led desegregation efforts at Crispus Attucks High School in the 1970s.  In the 1980s, she held several administrative positions at IUPUI, including student activities officer, assistant to the dean for student services, coordinator of student research, and assistant director for the Center for Urban and Multicultural Education.  In 1988, she became Affirmative Action Officer for the IUPUI campus.  Charleston's duties included overseeing efforts to improve conditions for women and minorities and investigating discrimination charges on campus. Charleston retired in 2008.

Last updated by maeowen on 05/17/2010

Beth Jeglum

Beth Jeglum

  

Director, IUPUI Center for Young Children, 1985-2009


Lab Manager, Riley Hospital for Children, 1978-1985

 

 

Last updated by maeowen on 11/23/2014

Dawn Rhodes

Dawn Rhodes

Vice-Chancellor for Finance and Administration

Dawn Rhodes joined IUPUI in 2008 as the Vice-Chancellor for Finance and Administration.  She formerly worked in executive leadership at the University of Toledo and Savannah State University.  She spent fifteen years at the University of Toledo in various leadership roles.  Although Rhodes has only been at IUPUI a short time, she has earned wide acclaim for her efforts to effectively administer IUPUI's budget.  In 2009 she was awarded a "Brick" Award from Division of Student Life and the USG Administrator of the Year award.

Rhodes is a past member of the Annual Meeting Program Committee of the Central Association of College and University Business Officers (CACUBO).  In 2008 she became the CACUBO Board Director.  Rhodes also serves on the board of NIFS, the National Institute of Fitness at Health, headquartered at IUPUI.

 

 

Last updated by maeowen on 02/20/2015

Lois Eskenazi

Lois and her husband Sidney have been generous donors to IUPUI and other Indianapolis organizations.  Sidney is the founder of Sandor Development Company, one of the largest strip mall development companies in the country.  Both Lois and Sidney are graduates of Indiana University.  Their most influential gift to IUPUI was a large donation to the construction fund for the new Herron School of Art and Design building on New York St.  The building was named in their honor.

Last updated by maeowen on 03/10/2010

Sheila Suess Kennedy, J.D.

Sheila Kennedy, J.D. 

Last updated by maeowen on 02/19/2015

Patricia Edgeworth Cunnea, Ph.D.

Patricia Edgeworth Cunnea, Ph.D.

 Associate Dean, SPEA, 1976-1978

Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, 1976-1983 

 

Last updated by maeowen on 11/23/2014

Eugenia Fernandez, Ph.D.

Eugenia Fernandez, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of Computer Technology  

 

Last updated by maeowen on 05/27/2010

Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp

Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp 

Alumnae

Editor, Sagamore, 1977 

 

Last updated by maeowen on 11/23/2014

E. Jane Luzar, Ph.D.

E. Jane Luzar, Ph.D. 

Founding Dean, Honor's College

Professor of Natural Resource Economics

Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs

 

Last updated by maeowen on 04/04/2015