Gwenn Speck Eldridge

Associate Professor of English, Department Chair, University Transfer Division

Ivy Tech Community College

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Gwenn Speck Eldridge

Associate Professor of English, Department Chair, University Transfer Division

Ivy Tech Community College

Gwenn Eldridge has been involved in higher education for more than 25 years, serving as an administrator and faculty member. She currently serves as department chair for the University Transfer Division at Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana’s statewide community college system. Her primary teaching focus is on integrated reading and writing and co-requisite course design. She was part of a team that developed Ivy Tech’s integrated reading writing course and offers professional development sessions to faculty members across the state. She also was involved with the creation of Ivy Tech’s co-requisite course design.

Additionally, she served as president of the National Association for Developmental Education (NADE). During her term of office she worked to create partnerships that are evolving into focused, professional development initiatives for educators across the nation. She remains active in the organization and its work with advocacy and access for all students, providing a support network of community college and university faculty and support staff, and creating a greater understanding of the theories related to adult learning.

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