Employer: Ivy Tech Community College
Andrew Gibbs is the Dean of the School of Business, Logistics & Supply Chain and School of Information Technology at Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette. In this role he oversees several educational programs to support students in their pursuit to complete a post-secondary degree. Previously he was the department chair of the School of Information Technology. He collaborated and developed curriculum to provide students the necessary skills that meet the needs of workforce in eight different informational technology fields. Previously in moving to the Lafayette community Andrew completed his research at DePaul University in Chicago with his PhD. His research and emphasis was on the effects of the digital divide and effective practices on how to alleviate this disparity of connection to effective information. During his studies Andrew Gibbs had an opportunity to participate in a Library of Congress funded academic program, Teaching with Primary Sources. This program allowed him to go into several schools throughout Chicago and the Chicagoland area. He provided information to K – 12 teachers on how to implement primary sources effectively into their classroom activities. Andrew is excited to join the Bauer Family Services team and looks forward to familiarizing himself with the leadership team & other board members. He is looking forward to supporting Bauer Family Services and the communities Bauer serves.
Term: August 2021 - Present