Khaula Murtadha

Dr. Khaula Murtadha
Associate Vice Chancellor for Community Engagement

Dr. Khaula Murtadha is Vice Chancellor of the IUPUI Family, School, and Neighborhood Engagement, IUPUI Office of Community Engagement. She previously served as the Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI) Associate Vice Chancellor for Life Long Learning. Dr. Murtadha received her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Miami University, and then joined the faculty of the IU School of Education, in Bloomington. She later became the Executive Associate Dean of the School of Education on the Indianapolis Campus. She has taught graduate coursework in school community relations, supervision, and curriculum in the Urban Principal Preparation program as well as doctoral seminars in race, culture and gender.

Some of her awards include the Center for Leadership Development Madame C. J. Walker, Outstanding Woman of the Year, award; the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Indianapolis Chapter- Breakthrough Woman award; the Indiana Family, School, Community Partnership Center award; Indianapolis Public Schools, Asa Hilliard Award; the Indianapolis chapter of the National Council of Negro Women Leadership in Education award; and the Rotary Education Equity, Father Boniface Hardin Award.

Dr. Murtadha has published in the Education Administration Quarterly; the Yearbook of the National Council of Professors of School Administration; in the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education; Urban Education; the Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration; the Bulletin of the National Association of Secondary School Principals and in other educational outlets. Her current research includes affecting change through collaborative leadership in urban education- prenatal through postsecondary (P-20); community engagement and the ethical responsibilities of universities; and African American women administrators in city school reform efforts.