Florida-based Metro Diner closed its Butler location in March. Butler says the lease is still in effect and it’s suing for unpaid rent. Metro has four other Indianapolis-area locations that remain open.
Butler University sees success with student-run insurance company
The company the school launched in 2017 insures a range of campus activities and assets, from its fine art collection and pianos to its living bulldog mascot.Read More
Butler planning campus esports center, gaming curriculum
The university plans to debut the first phase of its Esports and Gaming Lounge project in late November—an 800-square-foot space inside Atherton Union. It will feature 16 gaming PCs and a small gaming console area.Read More
Butler raises $171M in campaign to support ‘new strategic direction’
The fundraising effort, named “Butler Beyond: The Campaign for Butler University,” hopes to raise at least $250 million overall by May 2022.Read More
The decision came just a week after Butler announced it had raised $171 million from 27,000 donors during the “quiet phase” of its largest-ever fundraising campaign.
When professor Ryan Rogers began teaching Butler University’s first class entirely on esports in the spring of 2018, he looked high and low for books and course materials on the subject. When he didn’t find much, he decided to create his own book.
Former Butler University basketball player Brent Rockwood is set to become vice president and chief of staff at his alma mater, the university said Wednesday.
Through a Butler University program dubbed Bulldogs into The Streets—or BITS—more than 1,250 volunteers who contribute 3,750 hours worth nearly $100,000 descend on the school’s neighborhood for projects.
It will be a third location for Chatham Tap, which opened its first site in 2007 at 719 Massachusetts Ave. in Indianapolis. A second location opened in 2010, at 8211 E. 116th St. in Fishers.
The Indiana Fever will play at Hinkle Fieldhouse on the Butler University campus for two-plus seasons while Bankers Life Fieldhouse undergoes its massive renovation, Pacers Sports & Entertainment announced Thursday.
An alumnus and former board of trustees chairman who made part of his fortune as a major Taco Bell franchisee has pledged a $5 million gift to Butler University, the university announced Tuesday.
The school said the three-phase project will include construction and renovation of 96,000 square feet of buildings to create a science complex featuring “high-tech classrooms, modern research labs, and collaborative working spaces.”
The Andre B. Lacy School of Business operates in an ecosystem filled with in-state competitors that dwarf it in size. Dean Steve Standifird figures if you can’t match them in size, you’d better be more agile and adaptable.
James McGrath, a professor of religion at Butler University, ponders the ethical and moral questions related to artificial intelligence.
California-based Bon Appetit Management will take over in May for Philadephia-based Aramark Corp., which had the contract for 20 years.
Two separate donations will help fund the McGould Investment Room in the Andre B. Lacy School of Business and the Matt White Court in the Efroymson Family Gym.
A civil lawsuit against Butler University brought by a student who claims he was wrongly expelled after being falsely accused of sexual assault has ended with a judgment in favor of the university and other school personnel involved in the investigation.
A former Butler University athlete is accusing the school and a campus fraternity of failing to protect her from a male student-athlete with a history of sexual assault who she alleges raped her.
Butler University is among the group of investors in Kenzie Academy’s college-alternative model, which combines one year of immersive learning with one year of paid work in the company’s tech-consulting subsidiary.
The $45 million Lacy School of Business building is the cornerstone of a campus transformation costing nearly $250 million that the private school launched following President James Danko’s arrival in 2011.
As part of a strategic plan to guide it into the future, the 99-year-old golf club has an arrangement to share the 9,200-square-foot indoor training facility with Butler University, which uses Highland as its home course.
Loni Smith McKown, who spent eight years teaching at Butler and five years as faculty adviser to the school’s student newspaper, The Butler Collegian, argues in the federal lawsuit filed in December that the university wrongly retaliated against her after she took action to complain about alleged discrimination.