Rob Zinkan

Associate Vice President, Marketing

Von Lee
517 E. Kirkwood Avenue

Bloomington, IN 47408


Rob Zinkan is in his fourteenth year with Indiana University. Previously, he was vice chancellor for external affairs at Indiana University East—in his hometown of Richmond—and assistant dean for advancement at Indiana University–Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC).

Rob earned his bachelor’s degree from Wabash College, master’s from Xavier University, and doctorate from Creighton University. He hosts Marketing Live on the Higher Ed Live network, authors the blog, and is past chair of the Indiana chapter of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

He enjoys running and, as a proud father of four, following all his kids’ activities—from piano, organ, saxophone, trumpet, and guitar to baseball, basketball, cross country, soccer, and swimming.

What could be more exciting than working with an outstanding team to build a world-class marketing organization for IU?


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