Indiana Wesleyan University is pleased to announce that Dr. AJ Anglin has been chosen to fill the role of interim chancellor for IWU-Marion (Indiana). Anglin begins July 10, 2017, and will remain in this role until a permanent successor has been named. This chancellor position was vacated by Dr. Keith Newman, who has been named president of Southern Nazarene University.
Anglin will give oversight to the Marion campus strategic plan. He will work closely with the Cabinet for the Marion campus and other leaders to ensure operational excellence and the richest educational experience for Marion campus students. Anglin will give direct leadership to the offices of Life Calling and Integrative Learning, Enrollment Management and Marketing, Campus Operations, Chapel, Global Engagement, Intercultural Learning and Engagement, and Intercollegiate Athletics.
Anglin’s long and storied career began with 12 years of service at Taylor University, beginning as a professor of chemistry in 1970, and ending as vice-president for academic affairs in 1982. During his Taylor University years, he was a visiting professor of physical chemistry at Indiana University and Ball State University. Since 1982, Anglin has served in high-level academic positions at institutions such as Aurora University (3 years), John Brown University (6 years), Azusa Pacific University (5 years), Trinity Christian College (6 years), and Waynesburg University (5 years), until retiring in 2012 after two years of service at Missouri Southern State University. Most recently, Anglin has served as interim VP for academic affairs at Arkansas Tech University from January 2015 to May 2016.
Anglin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from John Brown University and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from University of Arkansas. He completed the Institute for Educational Management at Harvard University in 1995.
Anglin is married to Florence. Anglin and Florence have two adult sons and four grandchildren, who all live in their hometown of Siloam Springs, Arkansas.