steve turner


Stephen R. Turner
Vice Chancellor Finance and Administration
Purdue University North Central and Purdue University Calumet
Office:  Schwarz Hall 144
Phone:  (219) 785-5400
Lawshe 334

Vice Chancellor Turner has been with Purdue University North Central since 1998. He serves as chief financial and administrative officer for both Purdue North Central and Purdue Calumet campuses. Responsibilities include:  budget planning and implementation, fiscal analysis and debt management,  human resources, strategic planning, facilities planning and capital investment, campus safety, regulatory compliance, property management and acquisition liaison between the University and Purdue Research Foundation.

Community Leadership, Service and Engagement


  • Board of Directors – President, South Coast Conservancy District
  • Community Advisory Panel – NIPSCO
  • Executive Committee – Northwest Indiana Business Round Table
  • Board of Managers – IU Health Lakeshore Surgicare
  • Board of Directors – Porter County United Way
  • Economic and Community Development Advisory Board – La Porte County Extension

Previous Service

  • Board of Directors – Access La Porte County – (Municipal and County Public Television)
  • School Board Trustee – School City of Hobart (1st term appointed, 2nd term elected)
  • Board of Directors – Porter County Salvation Army, Past President
  • Distinguished Past President – Hobart Kiwanis


  • Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce
  • Portage Chamber of Commerce
  • Duneland Chamber of Commerce
  • Westville Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of College and University Business Officials
    and many other professional associations


  • M.B.A., Purdue University, Krannert School of Management, 2003
  • M.A., Education Leadership, Western Michigan University, 1995
  • A.A.S., Mechanical Engineering Technology, Purdue University Calumet, 1989
  • B.A., Psychology, Indiana University Northwest 1984