Lindan B. Hill, Ph.D. is director of the Marian University Academy for Teaching and Learning Leadership and since February 2013, also assistant vice president at the university.. Prior to his work at Marian University, he served for five years as director of teacher education at Manchester College in North Manchester, Indiana. Before Manchester College, Hill served in public school teaching and administration for 32 years, from 1969 to 2001, with 25 of those years as superintendent of schools in two districts in Indiana.
Hill received his bachelor of arts degree in English at Indiana University-Bloomington in 1969, a master of science degree in special education at Purdue University in 1972, and a doctor of philosophy degree in special education and education administration at Purdue University in 1975. He has served as adjunct faculty at Indiana University, Purdue University, Ball State University, Indiana Wesleyan University, and Oakland City University. Hill has served on numerous professional committees and advisory groups, including president of the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents. In 1996, Hill was awarded the Distinguished Hoosier designation from then Governor Evan Bayh and in 2001, was awarded Indiana’s highest civilian award, Sagamore of the Wabash, from the late Governor Frank O’Bannon.