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 Second Senior Academic Advisor

The AADP Committee congratulates Loren Bumbalough on becoming the second advisor to be promoted to senior academic advisor through the Academic Advisor Development Program. Loren advises students in the Kelley School of Business.

Read the press release

Deadlines for the 2018–2019 Review Period

  • Applicants attend orientation or view recording (Sept. 5).
  • Supervisors give approval to pursue review (Oct. 12).
  • Applicants submit rationale for review, CV, job description, and advanced degree verification to advancement panel (Nov. 2).
  • Advancement panel invites applicants to submit full set of mandatory and discretionary docs (Nov. 16).
  • All applicant docs are due (Jan. 25).
  • Advancement panel decision letters go out to applicants and supervisors (Feb. 22).
  • Responsibility centers make final decisions (March).

2018–2019 AADP Committee

  • Ashley Burelison, School of Health and Human Sciences (JACADA Representative)
  • Mikki Jeschke, University College (Campus Advising Council Representative)
  • Danny King, School of Engineering and Technology (Campus Advising Council Representative)
  • Terry O'Brien, School of Public and Environmental Affairs (JACADA Representative)
  • Jana Renner, School of Health and Human Sciences (JACADA Representative and Senior Academic Advisor)
  • Diana Sims-Harris, School of Science (Campus Advising Council Representative)
  • AC Stokes, University College (JACADA Representative)
  • Matthew Rust, Senior Executive Director of Campus Career and Advising Services (ex-officio)
  • Juletta Toliver, IUPUI Human Resources Consultant (ex-officio)