Associate Vice President, Learning Technologies
Office of the Vice President for Information Technology & CIO
James "Jay" Gladden is the associate vice president for UITS Learning Technologies. Prior to taking that role in 2021, Gladden spent 12 years at IUPUI, where he worked closely with UITS to plan, develop, and enhance technology systems for student support, including AdRx, iGPS, and the Student Engagement Roster. During that time, he focused on supporting student success, high-impact practices, curriculum, and honors education.
At IUPUI, Gladden led the Division of Undergraduate Education as associate vice chancellor for undergraduate education and dean of University College, and previously served as the dean of the School of Physical Education and Tourism Management where he strategically increased student support, retention, and conferred degrees.
Before coming to IUPUI, Gladden was associate dean at the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a member of the Sport Management faculty. He earned his bachelor's degree in communication arts and sciences from DePauw University in 1988, his master’s degree in sport management from The Ohio State University in 1991, and his doctorate in sport management from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1997.