Our Staff

Students who get involved on campus will soon become familiar with the staff of Student Life because they are out and about wherever something is happening. Look for them at events, movies, intramurals, and student organizations’ meetings.

Andrea Check
Andrea Check

Director of Student Life & Andorfer Commons
phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2158
email: agcheck@indianatech.edu
office: Student Affairs Suite, Andorfer Commons 1st Floor

Andrea is responsible for overseeing the direction of the Student Life department, scheduling meetings and events in Andorfer Commons, facilitating the Presidential and Leader Scholars program, advising the Student Executive Board, and developing opportunities and connections for commuter students.

James Franklin
James Franklin

Assistant Director of Recreation and Varsity Esports
phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2147
email: JVFranklin@indianatech.edu
office: Student Affairs Suite, Andorfer Commons 1st Floor

The Assistant Director of Recreation and Varsity eSports supervises and coordinates the recreational sports programs, including intramural sports, club sports, and open gym which supplement the University’s academic program and provides oversight of the university Fitness Center, as well. The Assistant Director of Recreation and Varsity eSports manages promotion and hires, trains, and supervises a professional staff, a graduate assistant, and undergraduate student staff. This position assists with long-range planning and goal-setting, works with budgets, maintains financial and historical records, and assumes other responsibilities as directed by the Director of Student Life.

Bethany Ballard
Bethany Ballard

Associate Director of Student Involvement
phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 3440
email: StudentLifeInfo@indianatech.edu
office: Student Affairs Suite, Andorfer Commons 1st Floor

The Associate Director of Student Involvement is responsible for developing, coordinating, promoting, implementing, and assessing campus activites for an engaged student experience outside the classroom for both residential and commuter students. The Associate Director’s role develops campus programming which encourages students to participate in co-curricular activities, campus governance, develop healthy interpersonal relationships, use recreational time productively, and to explore activities in individual and group settings.

This position also develops the student organization culture and infrastructure and as such, must maintain current knowledge of student organizations, student government, and social fraternities and sororities. As Associate Director, this position helps to coordinate the development and assessment for the department and must have successful experience working with and supporting diverse populations. Student Involvement includes programs, movies, student organizations, student government, and major campus events. This role is critical in the university’s dedication to motivating students towards lives of significance and worth.

Spencer Crilly

Fitness Center Operations Supervisor
phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2427
email: SACrilly@indianatech.edu
office: Fitness Center, Schaefer Center

The Wellness Center Operations Supervisor Coordinator is responsible for planning, direction, promotions, and business administration for the campus Wellness Center.  Provides oversight and leadership for student staff and facilities/equipment.