The search for the next chancellor has been completed. Indiana University announced in a release on Tuesday, March 19, that Susan Elrod has been named chancellor of IU South Bend. The decision will be formalized by a vote of the IU Board of Trustees. Elrod is slated to take the office officially on July 1.
“We are fortunate to have found, in Susan Elrod, a visionary and accomplished leader to advance IU South Bend’s strong traditions of academic excellence and community engagement,” IU President Michael A. McRobbie is quoted in the release.
Elrod is currently serving as provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
“I look forward to working with the faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members to build on the campus’ strong legacy of exceptional teaching and scholarship, student-focused educational excellence, and community engagement,” Elrod is quoted in the release.