Jackie Buckrop
Jackie Buckrop
Special Assistant for Academic Operations and Teaching Professor in Communication Studies
Curriculum Vitae


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About Jacquelyn Buckrop

Jackie came to BSU in 1990 as an assistant professor in the then department of Speech Communication. She served as the Director of COMM 210 from 1993-2000, and became Associate Dean of the College of Communication, Information and Media from 1998-2008. Jackie became Assistant to the Provost in 2008. She currently serves as the Special Assistant for Academic Operations in the Office of the Provost overseeing business and policy processes related to faculty, students, and academic affairs.


Ph.D., Purdue University
M.S., Miami University
B.S., Ball State University

Research Interests

  • Accessibility of instruction for learners
  • Burkean methodologies
  • Faculty Engagement and Professional Development


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Awards and Honors

  • Steward Award. Presented by the College of Communication, Information, and Media, 2018.
  • Access Award 2014. Presented by Disability Services Office
  • Ball State University Outstanding Administrator, 2012-2013


  • Emens Leadership Scholarship Committee
  • Behavioral Intervention Team
  • Student Organization Activity Fund Allocation Committee
  • Academic Freedom & Ethics Committee
  • Several Ad hoc committees