Phil Repp


Philip Repp has worked in higher education for over twenty-four years; eleven of those years in administration. He has served as a department chairperson, associate dean, director, and interim executive assistant in information technology. Presently, he is associate vice president for information technology at Ball State University.

Repp has taught design at Ball State University, Michigan State University, and Virginia Tech. He currently holds the rank of Associate Professor in the Department of Art at Ball State University where his teaching and creative endeavors have centered on 3D modeling/visualization and digital presentation.

Repp was a contributing author, along with Scott Olson and Beverley Pitts, of the $20 million iCommunication: The Media Initiative grant Ball State University received from the Lilly Endowment. Recently he led the digital media storage project, in collaboration with corporate partner Network Appliance, which received an award from InfoWorld as an example of outstanding enterprise innovation and IT leadership.

His professional writing has been in leading journals, including LOOP: AIGA Journal of Interaction Design Education, Change, and Design Issues. His essay on teaching in a digital learning environment was reprinted in Looking Closer 2, edited by Michael Bierut. Mr. Repp received his bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University and his Masters from Michigan State University.

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    Jo Ann M. Gora is President of Ball State University. Philip C. Repp is Vice President for Information Technology at Ball State University.

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