History

It's no secret student affairs has its roots in our region. As the birthplace of the profession, Region IV-E is steeped in tradition and has a rich history of paving the way as innovators of promising practices in higher education.

The Trailblazers

Term NASPA IV-E Regional Vice President/Director
2017-2019 Julie Payne-Kirchmeier, Associate Vice President and Chief of Staff for Student Affairs
Northwestern University
2015-2017 Kimberlie Goldsberry, Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Carthage College
2013-2015 Peggy Burke, Associate Vice President for Student Development
DePaul University
2011-2013 Renee Romano, Vice President of Student Affairs
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
2009-2011 Les Cook, Vice President for Student Affairs
Michigan Technological University
2007-2009 Levester Johnson (L.J.), Vice President of Student Affairs
Bulter University
2005-2007 Thomas Crady, Vice President for Student Services
Grinnell College
2003-2005 Mary Desler, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
Northwestern University
2001-2003 Barbara Jones, Assistant Chancellor for Student Affairs
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
2000-2001 Dick McKaig, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Indiana University
1996-2000 Theresa A. Powell, Vice President for Student Affairs
Western Michigan University
1995-1997 Daniel C. Robinson (Interim), Professor of Higher Education
Iowa State University
1993-1995 Carmen Witte, Dean of Students
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 
1991-1993 Daniel C. Robinson (Interim), Professor of Higher Education
Iowa State University
1989-1991 Richard Bredemeier, Vice Provost and Dean for Student Affairs
Southern Illinois University
1987-1989 Joan M. Claar, Dean of Students
DePauw University
1985-1987 Harvey Welch, Jr., Vice President for Student Affairs
Southern Illinois University
1983-1985 Thomas B. Thielen, Vice President for Student Affairs
Iowa State University
1981-1983 Henry Johnson, Vice President for Student Affairs
University of Ann Arbor
1979-1981 Stanley B. Escott, Dean of Students
Manchester College
1977-1979 Stanley R. Levy, Associate Vice Chancellor
University of Illinois-Urbana
1974-1977 Donald V. Adams, Vice President for Student Life
Drake University
1972-1974 William R. Nester, Vice Provost for Student Affairs
University of Cincinnati
1971-1972 Thomas C. Schreck, Dean of Students
Indiana University
1970-1971 Robert F. Etheridge, Vice President for Student Affairs
Miami University of Ohio
1968-1969 John Truitt, Vice President for Student Affairs
Indiana State University
1967-1968 Robert F. Etheridge, Vice President for Student Affairs
Miami University of Ohio