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[Photo]: William M. Plater

William M. Plater (Retired)

Campus Address: 334 N. Senate Suite 300
Phone: 317-261-3000


Chancellor's Professor Emeritus of English
Executive Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Faculties Emeritus, IUPUI


B.A. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 1967
M.A. 1969, Ph.D. 1973

Academic Interests

contemporary American fiction, the humanities and advanced technologies, administration of higher education, and excellence in higher education


The Grim Phoenix: Reconstructing Thomas Pynchon (Indiana University Press 1978);
articles in Technology Success Stories:Using Technology to Enhance Teaching and Learning at IUPUI, and Metropolitan Universities;
and numerous other articles, papers,speeches and reviews


member, Indiana Commission for Higher Education Campus Missions Advisory Committee;
member, Indiana Western Governor'sSteering Committee for the Indiana Commission for Higher Education;
member, IU Center on Philanthropy Board of Governors;
member,Council on Academic Affairs, NASULGC;
member, Council for Adult and EXPERIENTIAL Learning Board of Trustees;
and member, The Children's Museum Board of Directors

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