State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz’s re-election loss in November was a big setback for the Indiana State Teachers Association, leading some observers to wonder how much clout the organization still holds.
The university is one of only a few big-time sports schools that still manages its own commercial rights, which generate tens of millions from television and media deals and from companies that want to advertise alongside the Notre Dame brand.
Indiana lawmakers are considering a measure that requires state officials to publicize the percentage of teachers who are union members and, in some cases, inform them that they can get rid of or change that representation.
The university said the gift from the R.B. Annis Educational Foundation “will advance the university’s strategy to address Indiana’s increasing demand for skilled engineers and STEM-related professions.”
Imagine a future when solar cells can be sprayed or printed onto the windows of skyscrapers or atop sports utility vehicles—and at prices potentially far cheaper than today’s silicon-based panels. It’s not as far-fetched it sounds.
Some of the most vocal Tom Crean critics are among Indiana University's biggest financial supporters. And some of those critics are questioning the ability of Athletic Director Fred Glass, who fired Crean on Thursday, to lead the search for a new coach.
Indiana University basketball coach Tom Crean compiled a 166-135 record at IU and led the Hoosiers to three Sweet 16 appearances, but was widely criticized this season after the team finished 10th in the Big Ten Conference with a 7-11 league record.