Amelia Noël-Elkins on the Quad

Dr. Amelia Noël-Elkins

Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Education Amy Hurd has named Amelia Noël-Elkins as interim assistant vice president for student success effective July 1. A search for a permanent AVP will be conducted in spring 2022. The initial search for this position was discontinued in March due to COVID-19.

Dr. Noël-Elkins will be tasked with leading student success initiatives for Academic Affairs with primary responsibility for building partnerships to develop campus-wide coordinated approaches that lead to students who feel supported, included, successful, and part of the Redbird community.

Noël-Elkins has served as director of University College since 2005. Noël-Elkins previously served as associate athletics director at Indiana University. She holds an AB degree from Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges, a master’s degree in college student personnel administration and a Ph.D. in educational policy studies, both from Indiana University – Bloomington.

“I feel confident Dr. Noël-Elkins will build upon her experience and success at University College in this new role,” said Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Jan Murphy. “Her focus will continue to be on student success and I believe her work will be tremendously beneficial to our students.”

Wendi Whitman will serve as interim director of University College starting July 1.