Dr. Robert Schultz completed 34 years in Indiana public K-12 education as a high school band director, dean of students, high school principal, assistant superintendent and superintendent before moving to Indiana Wesleyan in 2011 as director of the Department of Educational Administration. He has been honored as a district Indiana teacher of the year and finalist for state superintendent of the year, and received a Meritorious Hoosier Award for service to community. The Eastbrook marching band he directed represented Indiana at the 1983 Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. He and his wife, Gena, a middle school student services director, have a daughter, Ashley, a singer/actress/restaurant maitre d’ in New York City, and a son, Jordan, a high school math whiz who plays basketball and golf.
- B.M.E., 1976, Wittenberg University
- M.A.E., 1986, Ball State University
- Ed.S., 1991, Ball State University
- Ph.D., 2011, Indiana State University
Dr. Schultz has assisted in demographic studies for more than 35 Indiana school corporations and is a financial adviser and motivational speaker to schools. He is also interested in demographic impact on student achievement and graduation, servant and ethical leadership, transmission of culture through storytelling, school funding, and equitable school services for students of all ability levels. He enjoys any and all activities with his family.