Ivy Tech Community College selects Vice Chancellor for Anderson Campus

INDIANAPOLIS – Ivy Tech Community College has selected Dr. James Willey as Vice Chancellor for the College’s Anderson Campus.

Dr. Willey will be responsible for all day-to-day campus operations and will serve as the chief administrator of the college’s Anderson campus. The Vice Chancellor will direct the assessment, development and delivery of training consistent with the needs of the Anderson community.

He most recently served as the Superintendent of Alexandria Community Schools.  Prior to being superintendent, Dr. Willey was an Indiana public school teacher and secondary school administrator of 17 years, including principal in the Daleville and Wabash City school districts. He has also been a visiting humanities professor at Ball State University. Prior to entering the field of education, Dr. Willey served as a municipal police officer and probation officer in Grant County.

Dr. Willey earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Marion College and his Masters of Arts in Education Administration from Ball State University. He also earned his Doctorate of Education in Educational Administration and Supervision from Ball State University.

He is the second former K-12 executive brought on to the Ivy Tech Community College team within the last month. John Newby, former superintendent of the New Castle Community School Corporation, was recently named the college’s Executive Director of K-12 Initiatives.

About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech is the state’s largest public post-secondary institution and one of the nation’s largest singly-accredited statewide community college systems with more than 120,000 students enrolled annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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