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Dr. Dennis L. McElhoe, American college administrator.


McElhoe, Dennis L. was born on May 11, 1953 in Lafayette, Indiana, United States. Son of Forrest G. and Jean J. (Elliott). Associate of Science, Fire Protection Technology, Indiana University, Bachelor of Science, Indiana Wesleyan University, Master of Science, Higher Education Administration, Purdue University, Doctor of Philosophy, Curriculum and Instruction w/Specialization in Community and Work Programs, Purdue University.


AS, Indiana University, Kokomo, 1989. Bachelor of Science in Business, Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, 1993. Master of Science in Education, Purdue University, 1996.


Firefighter Lafayette Fire Department, 1977-1986, fire inspector, 1986-1989, deputy chief of department, 1989-1993. Manager continuing education Ivy Technology State College, Lafayette, 1993-1996, manager business and industry training, since 1996.


Member Tippecanoe County Local Emergency Planning Commission, Lafayette, since 1993. Institutional representative Indiana Conference on Continuing Education, Indianapolis, since 1993, Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, since 1993. Member Greater Lafayette Area Safety Council, since 1989, also past president.

Member advisory board Jefferson High School, Lafayette, 1993-1995, also past chair. Board directors Tippecanoe County chapter American Cancer Society, 1997. Member committee Leadership Lafayette, 1997.

Member Indiana State Fire School Commission, vice chair, 1989-1990, chair, 1990-1994. Member American Society for Quality.


  • Other Interests

    Golf, gardening, attending auto races, reading.


Married Debra K. Crowe, June 12, 1976. Children: Kelly A., Brian L., Colleen R., Rebecca J.

Forrest G. McElhoe

Jean J. (Elliott) McElhoe

Debra K. Crowe

Kelly A. McElhoe

Brian L. McElhoe

Colleen R. McElhoe

Rebecca J. McElhoe