Indiana University Northwest recently announced appointment of several additions to its leadership this academic year.
Michelle Dickerson, assumed the role of Executive Director of Finance in July.
In her role, Dickerson will oversee the Office of Fiscal Affairs, which is responsible for long-term financial and resource planning and analysis, budgetary development, establishing and analyzing financial policy, and providing financial services to campus constituents.
She will also oversee the Office of Human Resources.
Dickerson has served in financial leadership positions at the Gateway Foundation in Chicago since 1997, first as Controller, and, most recently, as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Gateway Foundation is a national, not-for-profit healthcare organization, where she was involved in the full range of finance-related activities.
Dickerson also worked in finance, budget and audit roles at Building Better Futures (BBF) Family Services, Canteen Corporation and McDonald’s Corp. She is a Gary native, from the Glen Park neighborhood. Dickerson holds a B.S. in Accounting from Purdue University and the M.B.A. from Northwestern University.