(BLOOMINGTON) – Indiana University is celebrating staff honors, hires, and promotions.
Benjamin Hunter, after serving in an interim role for seven months, Benjamin Hunter has been promoted to associate vice president for Public Safety and Institutional Assurance. He also continues to serve as superintendent for public safety.
Hunter’s diverse background in public safety, university administration and policing in both the university and community setting, as well as experience serving on the Indianapolis City-County Council for eight years, provides a unique skill set for this position.
As associate vice president, Hunter advises university leadership on strategy, policy and execution for a number of areas, including emergency preparedness and response, administrative and academic continuity, policing and community safety, homeland security, emergency communications, and environmental health and safety. In addition to these responsibilities, he oversees strategy, policy and practices for public safety across Indiana University, which includes the IU Police Department and the IU Police Academy.
Michael C. Morrone
Michael C. Morrone, senior lecturer in business communication in the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, has been reappointed director of IU’s Faculty Academy on Excellence in Teaching, known as FACET. His three-year reappointment was effective Jan. 1.
Indiana University alumnus Clay Chafin has been named director of Bradford Woods, IU’s outdoor learning and education center near Martinsville, Indiana. His tenure began Jan. 7.
Chafin previously served as director of the town of Plainfield’s Department of Parks and Recreation, director of recreation for the city of Greenwood’s Parks and Recreation Department and assistant director of the Newton County Recreation Commission in Georgia.
Indiana University has hired Peter E. Sand as its first chief privacy officer with universitywide responsibilities to ensure and protect the privacy of all IU students, faculty, staff and visitors across all campuses.
Peter E. Sand Photo by Emily Sterneman, Indiana University
These responsibilities include IU’s compliance with the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, known as HIPAA. He is also responsible for handling and protecting institutional and personal data in accordance with state and federal laws and industry best practices.
Sand brings 25 years of experience in law, technology, privacy and policy to IU.