To say this eventual reality for him or his alma mater was a dream for Gardner when he first stepped on the campus in midtown Indianapolis nearly a quarter-century ago would be a lie.
Butler University launching career-focused courses via Butler+ initiative
The new initiative, which includes both degree and non-degree programs, is designed to meet the needs of working people who want to advance their careers.Read More
Butler University planning apartment-style student housing for upperclassmen, grad students
While the 5,763-student university has not yet finalized the details of its plan to accommodate demand for semi-independent and amenity-rich housing, it hopes to secure board of trustees approval by the end of the year.Read More
Butler University launching two-year college program
Butler is partnering with a national not-for-profit to create a two-year college on its Indianapolis campus—an initiative it says will offer an affordable pathway for historically underserved students who want to pursue higher education.Read More
Hinkle Fieldhouse to host final four of new NCAA women’s hoops tourney
Butler University’s Hinkle Fieldhouse will host the final fours of both the inaugural Women’s Basketball Invitation Tournament and the men’s National Invitation Tournament in April.Read More
A former scholarship player for Brad Stevens, Grant Leiendecker returned to Butler University in 2023 after spending the previous four years in athletic department leadership roles at Marquette University.
The lawsuit said the alleged acts took place while the athletic trainer was under the supervision of Butler University’s senior associate athletic director for student-athlete health, performance and well-being.
James Danko has led a significant transformation of the Butler campus, including nearly $500 million in capital improvement projects to upgrade academic, research, residential, performance and athletic spaces.
James Danko became Butler University‘s 21st president in 2011. Since then, he has led a significant transformation of the campus, including nearly $500 million in capital improvement projects to upgrade academic, research, residential, performance and athletic spaces. And he’s worked to enhance Butler’s national reputation. In 2013, Danko successfully advocated for Butler‘s athletic teams to become […]
Yourco, which offers a text-messaging-based communication for non-office workers, is one of 40 companies from around the world selected to participate in a pitch contest at SXSW, the massive tech/arts/cultural event in Austin, Texas.
The 7,500-square-foot Butler Esports Park will officially open to the community on Friday. The facility includes PC and console gaming and event space, as well as co-working spaces, a studio and production room, and a cafe.
Host Mason King asks Collier about his long-term goals, his success in fundraising and improving Butler athletic facilities, and Butler’s transition to the Big East.
Butler said it has put more emphasis on recruiting out-of-state students, but first-year enrollment from Indiana also is on the rise.
The Jay and Christie Kile Love University House will serve as both a home for future Butler presidents and a venue for hosting fundraising and other community events.
Levinson Family Hall, which opened to the public in summer 2021, connects existing science building Gallahue Hall to the Holcomb Building, which previously housed the Andre B. Lacy School of Business.
Craig Caldwell has worked at Butler University since 1999 in a variety of roles, including interim dean of the business school since July 1, 2021.
Thad Matta’s first head basketball coaching tenure at Butler University lasted one season. This time, he hopes to stick around a little longer.
Matta, who took Ohio State University to two Final Fours, coached Butler in the 2000-2001 season and also played at Butler. He replaces LaVall Jordan, whom the school fired on Friday.
The firing follows back-to-back sub-.500 seasons for the Bulldogs, who have failed to reach the postseason since 2019.
So far, 34,622 donors have participated in the “Butler Beyond” campaign, including 13,351 individuals who became first-time donors to the university.
During the pandemic, online learning options have exploded at Indiana colleges, as have the numbers of non-traditional students. And most experts agree the revolution is just getting started, with more new takes on the college experience to come.
The online resource, set to launch in beta mode in the next several weeks, will be a place where academic and business users can access anonymized sports and fitness data sets, use it to solve business problems, and learn about job opportunities.
About 300 techies, designers and other young specialists are expected to descend on Butler University next week to participate in the AT&T 5G Sports Hackathon, with $100,000 in prize money up for grabs.
This year’s hackathon, to take place Oct. 22-24 at Butler University, will focus on sports-related applications for 5G wireless technology.