Roy Y. Chan
Roy Y. Chan served as the inaugural Special Projects Coordinator in the IU 21st Century Scholars Program between 2016 and 2019 at Indiana University Bloomington. In this role, he led the strategy, development, and implementation of the program's communications and advocacy work for current Scholars within the IU Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (OVPDEMA), and assisted with philanthropic and external partnerships through the IU Community & School Partnerships (CSP) and the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE). Prior to his role, Roy served as Office Services Assistant in the Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program between 2015 and 2016 at Indiana University Bloomington and was previously Associate Instructor for the Spring 2016 course EDUC-U 212 Current Issues in Undergraduate Life: Global Citizenship and Study Abroad in the IU School of Education. In Spring 2019, Roy taught the AAST-A 300 Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities and Social Change course in the IU Asian American Studies Program. He was selected (now deferred) as a council member of the 2019-2022 IU Bloomington Professional Council (IUBPC), receiving well over 250+ votes from staff members across the University.
Originally from Long Beach, California, Roy has had over 10 years of nonprofit management experience, receiving recognition for his turnaround tactics that have led teams to high-performance results. In January 2017, Roy was one of the first IU staff members to spearhead the design,
Roy holds a Ph.D. degree in Education Policy Studies with a Graduate Certificate in Institutional Research at Indiana University Bloomington, an M.A. degree in Higher Education Administration from Boston College, an M.Ed. degree in International Higher Education from The University of Hong Kong, and a B.A. degree in Criminology, Law & Society from the University of California, Irvine. He was an active member of Redeemer Community Church.