Philip Repp

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Philip Repp
Instructor of Foundation Art
Office: 
(269) 387-2436
Fax: 
(269) 387-2477
Mailing address: 
Gwen Frostic School of Art
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5213 USA
Creative interests: 
  • M.A., Michigan State University
  • B.S., Bowling Green State University
Bio: 

Philip Repp is an Instructor of Foundation Art at Western Michigan University's Gwen Frostic School of Art. Philip joined the Frostic School of Art in 2021.

Philip Repp worked in higher education for forty years, thirty of those years in administration. He served as department chairperson, associate dean, director, associate vice president for information technology, vice president for information technology, and dean of the College of Architecture and Planning at Ball State University. Repp was co-author for the $20 million iCommunication: The Media Initiative grant Ball State University received from the Lilly Endowment, and the $20 million follow-up grant titled, Digital Exchange, also from the Lilly Endowment. Repp provided leadership in transforming the digital landscape at Ball State University as will as implementing a cyber infrastructure for human resources, finance, payroll, and student information systems, and was instrumental in moving many of Ball State University’s student and employee services to the cloud.

Mr. Repp received his bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University and his Masters from Michigan State University. He retired from Ball State University in 2018 as Dean Emeritus, College of Architecture and Planning and Associate Professor Emeritus in the School of Art.