Matt Hawkins will join the staff of the Indiana Commission for Higher Education on July 8 as Associate Commissioner and Chief Financial Officer. Hawkins currently serves as the Executive Director of Ivy Tech Community College's statewide Grants Office.
Prior to assuming his present position at Ivy Tech, Hawkins held grants and financial management positions at Butler University and the City of Indianapolis.
"Matt's expertise in higher education finance and government makes him uniquely qualified to serve as our agency's Chief Financial Officer," said Teresa Lubbers, Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education. "We're excited to have Matt as a member of our team, and we look forward to his contributions toward our collective efforts to maximize college completion, productivity and academic quality in Indiana."