Vice President for Strategy & Graduate/Adult Programs / Professor of Business and Economics
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A long time resident of Huntington County, Dr. Ann McPherren graduated with a BA in Business and Economics from Huntington College. McPherren returned to her alma mater to join the business department faculty in 1981 after working in industry and receiving her Master of Science degree in management science from Ball State University.

While finding her joy teaching students, over the years she has assisted the university in various academic and administrative endeavors serving as assistant to the Academic Dean, department and Division head, and currently as Senior Vice President for Strategy and Graduate/Adult Programs.

McPherren enjoys serving the greater community via local community not for profits such as the YMCA, United Way and Pathfinder Services. McPherren earned her EdD in Educational Administration from Ball State University. She serves as a Director of iAB Financial Bank.

A true Hoosier, on her list of favorite things are basketball and popcorn.

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