President's Cabinet

Timothy A. McElwee
Timothy A. McElwee
Vice President for Academic Resources

Timothy A. McElwee, Ph.D., serves as vice president for academic resources at Manchester University, North Manchester, Ind. He oversees three of the University’s four colleges: Arts and Humanities; Business; and Education and Social Sciences, as well as the Student Experience Center and the Center for Effective Teaching and Learning. He also supervises the registrar, library, athletics, the first year seminar, the honors program, study abroad, and the Values, Ideas and the Arts programs.

He is a 1978 Manchester graduate who served as MU’s campus pastor from 1983 to 1987, director of development from 1996 to 1998, vice president for advancement from 1999 to 2003, and Plowshares associate professor of peace studies and political science from 2003 to 2008. In 2013, he returned to Manchester to serve again as vice president for advancement, a position he held for several years at Albright College in Pennsylvania. He previously served as senior director of development for Heifer International, a non-profit world hunger organization based in Little Rock, Ark.  Earlier in his career he was director of the Church of the Brethren Washington (DC) Office where he administered the church’s public policy advocacy program.

McElwee holds master’s and doctoral degrees in political science, both from Purdue University, as well as a master of divinity degree from Bethany Theological Seminary and a bachelor of arts degree from Manchester University. He also holds postdoctoral certifications from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Institute for Research in Higher Education, Indiana University’s Center on Philanthropy (as a certified fundraising manager), and Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education Institute for Educational Management.
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