• BA/BS undefined, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • MA/MS undefined, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • Ph.D. undefined, American University, Washington, DC


Stephen Hundley is Senior Advisor to the Chancellor for Planning and Institutional Improvement at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), an urban-serving institution with 30,000 students. He is Professor of Organizational Leadership within the Department of Technology Leadership and Communication in IUPUI’s School of Engineering and Technology. Hundley provides strategic advice and consultation to the Chancellor on a range of matters pertaining to IUPUI’s strategy, effectiveness, and future directions; leads the Office of Planning and Institutional Improvement, including facilitating the administrative and program review processes; directs campus annual reporting and accreditation activities; handles the executive search function for the campus; and serves as executive sponsor of IUPUI's Program Review and Assessment Committee. Hundley also chairs the annual national-level Assessment Institute in Indianapolis, the nation’s oldest and largest event focused exclusively on outcomes assessment in higher education. This event was launched at IUPUI in 1992 under the direction of Hundley’s predecessor, Dr. Trudy Banta, the Institute’s founding chair, who retired from IUPUI in June 2016. He is also editor of Assessment Update, published bi-monthly by Wiley/Jossey-Bass. Hundley has addressed a variety of audiences in over 30 countries on six continents and throughout the United States. He writes, consults, and presents on topics related to organizational effectiveness, learning and development strategies, and higher education administration. Additionally, he has been recognized for his accomplishments through teaching, publication, and service awards and has received competitive funding from federal and state agencies and private foundations to support his work. His prior administrative roles include program director, department chair, and associate dean for academic affairs and undergraduate programs in the School of Engineering and Technology; associate vice chancellor for strategic initiatives in the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer; and interim associate vice chancellor for undergraduate education and dean of University College. Hundley earned a doctorate from American University in Washington, D.C.


Human resource management/development; workforce and employee engagement; leadership development; adult learning; training and development; higher education administration; strategic planning; assessment at course/program/institutional levels; and faculty development.