Federal laws don't protect people who claim workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Ellspermann's first day as president of Ivy Tech Community College is July 1.
Sue Ellspermann spent time at the Muncie campus Monday talking about measuring the success of community college students.
Her candidacy was supported by Republican Gov. Mike Pence, who appoints all members of the Ivy Tech board.
Sue Ellspermann, a Republican, resigned as lieutenant governor in March saying she would seek the Ivy Tech job.
A Chinese student is continuing the fight to free her father from a life sentence in prison that she says is unfair.
So far former Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann is the only candidate to publicly declare that she's applied.
Susan Brooks is not going to seek the Ivy tech presidency. Sue Ellspermann may face competition for the job though from other big name candidates.
The top job at Ivy Tech is open and Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann has emerged as a candidate.
Ellspermann reportedly has been approached about the position being vacated by Tom Snyder.