Teresa Lubbers

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Teresa Lubbers
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Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education
In office
2009 - present
Prior offices
Indiana State Senate District 30
1996 - 2009
Bachelor'sIndiana University
OtherHarvard University (MPA)
Teresa Lubbers (b. July 5, 1951) is the Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education.[1]

Formerly, she was a Republican member of the Indiana State Senate, representing District 30 since 1996.

Lubbers earned her B.A. in English from Indiana University in 1973. She went on to receive her MPA from Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, in 1981.

Professional experience

Lubbers was an English Teacher at Warren Central High School from 1973 to 1974. She then worked as a Public Information Officer for Mayor Dick Lugar from 1974 to 1975. In 1976 she was an Office Manager for Friends of Dick Lugar. She worked as Deputy Press Secretary/Legislative Assistant for United States Senator Richard Lugar from 1976 to 1978. From 1978 to 1980 she was a Legislative Representative for the National Federation of Independent Business. Lubbers then worked as Director of Information for Incorporated Magazine from 1981 to 1982. She was also Owner/Public Relations Consultant for Capitol Communication from 1983 to 2004.

Political experience

Lubbers was Vice-Precinct Committeewoman from 1988 to 1992. She joined the Indiana State Senate in 1992 and has served in that position since. She is currently Assistant Majority Floor Leader, representing the 30th District.

Committee assignments


Lubbers and her husband, Mark, have two children.

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