Before her retirement, Charlotte Pfeifer was an associate faculty member and the director of Judicial Affairs at Indiana University South Bend. She also served as the director of the Office of Campus Diversity for many years. In addition to her work at IUSB, Charlotte has been active in the community in many roles. She served as the President of the South Bend Common Council. As a community activist, trainer, and organizer, Charlotte has worked hard to promote civil rights, understanding, and access to education for people of all backgrounds.