Dr. Michelle Malott began her term as Interim Chancellor of Indiana University East on July 1st, providing leadership for all aspects of the academic, student, financial, development, and administrative aspects of the campus, in coordination with university administration and the other IU regional campuses. Prior to this she served for 6 years as the Executive Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, providing leadership for both student and academic affairs.
"I have come to know Michelle very well during this past year and I have been so impressed. She is a proven leader with significant experience. She is well versed in the needs of the campus, and she will provide continuity during this transition." - Susan Sciame-Giesecke, Vice President for Regional Campuses and Online Education
Before coming to Indiana University East in 2016, Dr. Malott was a Professor of Biosciences and held the positions of Dean of the College of Science, Health, and the Environment and Interim Provost at Minnesota State University Moorhead.
Dr. Malott received her Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from Wright State University and her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Windsor. Following the completion of her doctorate, Malott was a research fellow in the Cancer Research Division at Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis.
She and her husband Michael enjoy spending time on their rural, 12-acre property with their two dogs, Otis and Toby.