Biography

M.S., Higher Education Student Affairs, Indiana University
B.S.W., Indiana University

Allison Wheeler started at IUPUI as an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in social work. Throughout her undergraduate career, she was very involved in multiple areas of student life, including orientation, learning communities, academic mentoring, and sorority life. These touchpoints eventually led her to a graduate program in higher education and the field of housing and residence life as well as academic advising. After graduation, Wheeler worked at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, for before returning to IUPUI in 2008 in a joint academic advising position with University College and Housing and Residence Life.

In her most recent role within Housing and Residence Life, Wheeler works closely with the staff who oversee the central campus residence halls as well as enhancing and creating new academic initiatives for the residents. She is also proud of the residential curriculum that she and her team developed in fall 2017 and looks forward to the continued growth in that area as well as many other initiatives to come.