Evansville, Ind.— Ivy Tech Community College Evansville is announcing several individuals who have accepted new roles within the college. They include:
Kelly Cozart — vice chancellor for academic affairs. Over the past three years, Cozart served as associate vice chancellor for academic affairs. Prior to that, she served as interim vice chancellor. Cozart began her career at the College as an adjunct faculty member and became chair of Interior Design Program in 2003. She has a bachelor’s degree in interior design from the University of Illinois, a Master of Arts degree in art history from Indiana State University, and is currently a doctoral candidate in post-secondary educational leadership at Indiana State University. Cozart’s appointment will begin September 16.
Deb Anderson — vice chancellor for student success. Anderson began her career with the Evansville campus in June of 2006 as director of student success and retention. Since 2007, she has served in various student affairs leadership roles. Anderson holds bachelor’s degrees in Journalism and Arts/Italian and has a master’s degree in education from the University of Kansas. She is currently a doctoral candidate in post-secondary educational leadership at Indiana State University. Anderson’s appointment will begin September 16.
Denise Johnson-Kincaid — vice chancellor for enrollment services. Johnson-Kincaid began her career at the College as an admissions counselor/outreach coordinator in 1994. In 2003, she became assistant director of admissions and moved on to director of admissions in 2006. Since then, she has held various titles including her most recent as director of express enrollment and admissions as well as diversity officer. Johnson-Kincaid will continue her direct oversight of express enrollment and admissions while serving as vice chancellor. Johnson-Kincaid holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Murray State University and a master’s degree in human resources and organizational development from Indiana State University. Johnson-Kincaid’s appointment will begin September 16.
Erica Schmidt — executive director of resource development. Schmidt holds a Master of Arts degree in communication and a Bachelor of Science degree in communication studies from the University of Southern Indiana; and is currently studying fundraising management with the Lilly School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. Schmidt began her career with Ivy Tech in 2014, and became interim executive director of resource development in January of this year. In addition to her current director position, she has worked as an adjunct instructor in communication at the University of Southern Indiana and Ivy Tech. Schmidt assumed her new role on August 16.