Academic Advisor Development Program

Promoting Student Learning and Success

Four Goals

The IUPUI Academic Advisor Development Program (AADP) was created to achieve the following four goals:

  1. Promote undergraduate student learning and success by supporting student persistence, encouraging on-time degree completion, and increasing student engagement through enhanced academic advising.

  2. Standardize the quality of and training for academic advising across campus.

  3. Grow academic advising as a profession.

  4. Retain highly effective academic advisors who support IUPUI’s strategic initiatives and demonstrate their commitment to student success through ongoing professional development.

Congratulations to Our First Senior Academic Advisor

The AADP Committee congratulates Jana Renner on becoming the first advisor to be promoted to senior academic advisor through the Academic Advisor Development Program. Jana advises students in the School of Physical Education and Tourism Management.

Read the press release

Deadlines for the 2017–2018 Review Period

  • Applicants attend orientation or view recording (Oct. 4).
  • Supervisors give approval to pursue review (Nov. 10).
  • Applicants submit rationale for review and CV to advancement panel (Dec. 4).
  • Advancement panel invites applicants to submit full set of mandatory and discretionary docs (Dec. 19).
  • All applicant docs are due (Jan. 26).
  • Advancement panel decision letters go out to applicants and supervisors (Feb. 23).
  • Responsibility centers make final decisions (March).

2017–2018 AADP Committee

  • Danny King, School of Engineering and Technology (Campus Advising Council Representative)
  • Maureen Kinney, University College (Campus Advising Council Representative)
  • Laura Masterson, School of Physical Education and Tourism Management (Campus Advising Council Representative)
  • Terry O’Brien, School of Public and Environmental Affairs (JACADA Representative)
  • Jana Renner, School of Physical Education and Tourism Management (JACADA Representative and Senior Academic Advisor)
  • Kara Woodlee, Honors College (JACADA Representative)
  • Matthew Rust, Director of Campus Career and Advising Services (ex-officio)
  • Juletta Toliver, IUPUI Human Resources Consultant