Sharon Bone has been chosen to lead the Greencastle campus of Ivy Tech Community College. She was recently named as executive director and will be responsible for the financial, academic, facility and human resource management of the campus.
"Sharon brings a wealth of experience to the Greencastle site" said Dr. Jeff Pittman, Chancellor of Ivy Tech Community College Wabash Valley.
"With her arrival, we look to build on recent success, and Sharon will be instrumental in leading the effort to achieve future goals at the campus," he added.
Bone has nearly 25 years of experience in higher education. She most recently served as Dean of the Academic Advancement Division of the Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis location. She was also the Assistant Division Chair, General Education, Director of Academic Support Services, and Manager of ACCESS Counseling and Support Services/School Psychologist for the College.
"I am excited about my new role at Ivy Tech Community College and am fortunate to have the opportunity to work with such a wonderful community as Greencastle" said Bone.
"The College has received tremendous support from the community and I would like to personally thank everyone who helped make this partnership possible. The College's mission is to help prepare students for lives as productive and engaged members of society -- preparation that services both the students and community. This partnership will truly change lives as it significantly impacts students on a personal and economic level," she noted.
Bone earned her Master of Science in Psychology from Butler University and Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Ball State University and continues her education, pursuing a Doctorate in Community Relations.
Ivy Tech Community College is the State's largest public post-secondary institution and the nation's largest single-accredited statewide community college system, and has campuses across Indiana. It serves as the State's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community.