Virginia Chapman is a professor of speech and the director of the Speech 1000 classes. Chapman authored a chapter in the book Beyond Boundaries: Sex and Gender Diversity in Communication. She serves Ovid Community Church as a member of its sermon team, which helps generate concepts and ideas for the series of sermons at the church. She is a legislative ambassador for the Great Lakes Division of the American Cancer Society and advocates at the local and national level. She has presented a legal seminar on alternative sentencing hosted by Madison County Legal Secretaries for members of the Madison County Bar Association. Additionally, Chapman has presented a panel on Elements of Alternative Sentencing at the Indiana Association of Community Correction Act Counties. She conducted a training session for the Indianapolis Americorp staff on business communication. She has been involved in speechwriting and debate preparation for candidates at the local and state level. She started the Harold E. Achor Debate Tournament on campus.
Chapman joined the Communication Arts faculty in 1982 and received the faculty of the year award in 1997 and 2006.
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Professor of Speech and Director of Speech 1000
B.S., M.A., Ball State University
Ph.D., Indiana University