- Undergraduate Advising and Records
Ruthie is an academic advisor for the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. Ruthie earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Music from Northwestern College (Orange City, IA). After graduating, Ruthie taught English as a second language at Baiko Gakuin School in Shimonoseki, Japan. She then came to Indiana University and earned a Master’s Degree in Music Theory from the Jacobs School. After over 10 years of teaching and learning in the Jacobs School, Ruthie transitioned to the role of academic advisor at the Kelley School of Business in 2019. In 2022 Ruthie returned to her academic home of the Jacobs School to advise music students. Ruthie and her husband live near Bloomfield, Indiana with their two longhaired dachshunds, Bailey and Guinness.