BLOOMINGTON, IND. – Julie-Beth McFall Vipperman will join the Indiana University Foundation (IU Foundation) as the new vice president, head of talent, culture, and inclusion, effective January 18, 2022. Vipperman will be responsible for leading the IU Foundation’s recruitment, talent development, performance management, compensation and benefits, and diversity, equity, and inclusion platforms.
“Julie-Beth’s diverse background in human resources and her expertise in developing talent strategies to support a strong organizational culture made her the ideal candidate to lead our TCI department,” stated IU Foundation President and CEO J T. Forbes. “I am confident she will enhance our employee experience and diversify our staff to ensure we recruit and retain the best talent and strengthen employee engagement.”
"I am both honored and excited to return to Bloomington as part of the IU Foundation,” said Vipperman. “This is as sweet a homecoming as one could ask for. It is a dream come true to join this outstanding institution and partner with such amazing colleagues in support of a place we all love so much.”
Vipperman most recently served as chief human resources officer at The Branch Group in Roanoke, Virginia. Previously, she held global vice president positions at Carlson Wagonlit Travel and at Boston Scientific in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
A graduate of Bloomington High School South, Vipperman has a Ph.D. in organizational behavior/HR and international business from Indiana University’s’ Kelley School of Business, a master’s in labor and industrial relations/HR from the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois, and a bachelor’s in organizational communication from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.