Rachel Boon joined the Board of Regents in October 2016. She previously worked in the Academic Affairs division at Ivy Tech Community College, and prior to that held roles at the Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium, Drake University, Indiana University-Bloomington and Waukee Community Schools. Her experience is in higher education policy, institutional research, program evaluation, and accreditation. She also taught at both the high school and college level. She earned her Ph.D. in Education Policy Studies from Indiana University, and her M.S. in Education Leadership and B.S. in secondary education from Drake University.