GARY | A former top administrator at Indiana Wesleyan University has joined Ivy Tech Community College.
Marlon Mitchell has accepted a senior leadership position as vice chancellor/dean of the Gary campus for Ivy Tech’s Northwest region. He will begin his new position Thursday.
Mitchell has more than 18 years of experience in leadership and management roles. He recently served as the dean for the Northern Indiana region of Indiana Wesleyan University. He's also held positions at Atlanta Technical College, Albany State College and Indiana University in Bloomington.
Mitchell holds a Bachelor of Science in business and Master of Science and doctorate in instructional systems technology.
Mitchell will be like a CEO for the Gary campus, overseeing operations and acting as the college's face in the community, Ivy Tech spokesman Jeff Fanter said.
Mitchell will report directly to Chancellor Thomas Coley, who oversees the Northwest region and the North Central region.