Vice Provost for Strategy & Innovation

Vice Provost for Strategy and Innovation

Carrie Docherty

Carrie Docherty is the Interim Vice Provost for Strategy and Innovation. Through this newly created position (2022), she is responsible for oversight and management of critical strategic planning and implementation of priority initiatives. In collaboration with the faculty, chairs, deans, fellow campus leaders, and the provost, she works to advance the campus mission and implement priority strategic goals for IU Bloomington.

Interm Vice Provost Carrie Docherty

Docherty earned her Bachelor of Science degree from IU and her M.Ed. and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. She has been a member of the School of Public Health faculty in the Department of Kinesiology since 2003, serving as an administrator, an educator, and a scholar. She is an internationally recognized scholar in her field and has more than 25 years of clinical experience. Docherty has spent her career focusing on the intersection between athletic training, kinesiology, and public health. Her research focuses on rehabilitation sciences— specifically, how chronic ankle instability impacts physical activity and health- related quality of life. 

She has been awarded the distinction of Fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology, Fellow of the National Athletic Trainers Association, and Outstanding Educator Award from the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association. Throughout her career, Docherty has mentored hundreds of graduate students, and she continues to mentor future scholars and leaders in the field. 

Vice Provost for Strategy and Innovation Staff

Deb Kremer

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Email: Deb supports with coordination, strategy, and implementation of Bloomington campus initiatives.

Karen Easter

Project Management Specialist


Karen manages schedules for Vice Provost Aimee Heeter and Vice Provost Carrie Docherty. She also manages special projects related to the strategic vision of the office and serves as fiscal liaison for multidisciplinary programs.

Suzanne Allen

Acting Director, IU Corps


Suzanne helps build strong campus and community relationships through IU Corps START projects, Volunteer Central, and other collaborative events. Suzanne produces and manages a monthly volunteer-focused newsletter for students.

Contact us

The IU Office of the Vice Provost for Strategy and Innovation is located in Bryan Hall 100, in the Office of the Provost.

Indiana University Bloomington
Bryan Hall 100 
107 S. Indiana Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405


 Phone: 812-856-6035