Dr. Heather K. Calloway is currently serving as the Executive Director of University Collections at Indiana University. Her position has broad responsibility for the stewardship of IU's myriad collections, consistent with the university's teaching, research, and service missions.
Heather's research is in preserving fraternal and religious memorabilia and collections and finding innovative ways to engage new audiences with primary sources and collections. She spent 14 years at the headquarters of the Scottish Rite Freemasons in Washington, D.C., as the Museum Curator and Managing Director of Digital & Social Media. Previously she also held the positions as the inaugural archivist for the Archives & Special Collections at Washington College, the University Archivist for the Perdue Museum and Archives at Salisbury University and as the Librarian/Archivist for the Franciscan Monastery in Washington, D.C.
Heather has a doctorate in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania. She also holds a master's degree in Library Science, from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a second master's degree in theological studies from the Iliff School of Theology (Denver, Colorado). She earned her BA at the University of New Mexico in Religious Studies and Political Science.
A member of the Cherokee Nation, Heather is a native New Mexican, born and raised in Albuquerque. She serves on the national Board of the Archives for the Episcopal Church, is a co-founder and director for the Historical Society for American Fraternalism and a board member for the J.H. Rathbone Museum and Resource Center. Heather is an active volunteer with Alpha Chi Omega and was awarded Outstanding Organization Advisor in 2016 and 2018.