Jonathan Weinzapfel to resign as Ivy Tech Chancellor

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Ivy Tech Community College Chancellor Jonathan Weinzapfel is resigning from his position to join a law firm.

Weinzapfel will be joining Jones Wallace LLC, an Evansville legal firm providing service to mid-size Tri-State businesses.

His last day at Ivy Tech will be November 30.

Evansville Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Kelly Cozart will serve as interim chancellor when he leaves.

Weinzapfel started in the position at Ivy Tech in May 2014.

”I have enjoyed my time at Ivy Tech. Its mission of providing folks a head start on a great career or a solid foundation to earn their baccalaureate degree is vital to the future of our state and its communities. With a great team of individuals in Evansville, we have accomplished a lot and I am very proud of our work,” Weinzapfel said. “Nonetheless, after five and a half years, it is time for me to move on to new professional challenges. I look forward to getting back into the active practice of law.”

Weinzapfel was Mayor of Evansville from 2004-2011 and a State Representative from 1999-2003.

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(This story was originally published on November 6, 2019)

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