Sue joined Ball State University as its first chief strategy officer in March 2018. She currently assists with the development of a new strategic plan for the University and supports the plan’s successful implementation. She also assists divisions, colleges, and units with developing and successfully implementing their own individual plans, while ensuring that those plans align with the University’s priorities. In addition, Sue oversees the Offices of Institutional Research and Decision Support, Community Engagement, and Institutional Diversity.
Sue arrived at Ball State after dedicating nearly 40 years of her higher education career to the people of Kentucky. Sue began her career at her alma mater, Northern Kentucky University, where she returned as an administrator in 2005. Most recently, she served as NKU’s senior vice president of administration and finance. Before NKU, she worked for the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education and held previous leadership positions at East Carolina University and the University of Louisville.
In addition to a Bachelor of Science from NKU, Sue has earned an MBA from Xavier University and a doctorate in education administration from the University of Louisville.