Nancy Chism, Ph.D.

Professor of Education

Associate Vice-Chancellor for Professional Development, 1999-2006

Associate Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, 2004-2006

Associate Dean of the Faculties, 1999-2006 


Nancy Chism, Ph.D. is a professor of higher education and student affairs in the IU School of Education at IUPUI.  She concentrates on instructing doctoral students who are pursuing degrees in higher education administration.

Chism joined the faculty of IUPUI in 1999 with administrative appointments as the Associate Vice-Chancellor for Professional Development and an Associate Dean of the Faculties.  She held these positions until 2006, when she stepped down to pursue her research and teaching interests.  Chism has been active on many IUPUI committees, including the Conflict of Interest Committee, the Distance Education Committee, and the Teaching Learning Systems Committee.  She is also a past member of the Chancellor's Diversity Cabinet.

In 2008, Chism took a leave of absence from IUPUI to spend five months in Thailand as a Fulbright Scholar.  She consulted with the Thai Commission on Higher Education on issues of professional and organizational development for colleges and universities.

Chism has received numerous awards at IUPUI including a 2006 Spirit of OPD Award from the IUPUI Office of Professional Development, the Joseph T. Taylor Award for Excellence in Diversity in 2005, and Outstanding Faculty Woman Leader of the Year in 2004.


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