Butler said it has put more emphasis on recruiting out-of-state students, but first-year enrollment from Indiana also is on the rise.
Butler to host Big East championships at new Esports Park
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.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Butler’s Barry Collier on longevity, competing in Big East and hiring Thad Matta
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.Read More
Butler names new sciences building Levinson Family Hall after $10M gift
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.Read More
Matta’s comeback plan includes rekindling Butler’s winning ways
Thad Matta’s first head basketball coaching tenure at Butler University lasted one season. This time, he hopes to stick around a little longer.Read More
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.
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.
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.
Officials, who have not put a price tag on the project, say it will be finished in time for the 2022 fall semester.
Unveiled in 2019, the 110,000-square-foot building will be dubbed Bill and Joanne Dugan Hall. The two met as students at Butler in the late 1940s.
Companies that map their supply chains can gain insights into where its various tiers of suppliers are located, the relative importance of each supplier and other critical data points, industry experts said at an IBJ event Friday.
Stevens, a Zionsville native who coached Butler University to NCAA championship games in 2010 and 2011, will lead the search for his successor in Boston, the Celtics said in a news conference Wednesday.
Ovid Butler was a major figure in the history of higher education in Indianapolis, who more than any other single person deserves credit for founding Butler University.
Blevins, who expects to graduate in May with a degree in human connection and organizational leadership, helped launch Butler’s student food pantry, which began distributing food in early March.
The grants for aiding work by 16 schools—including $10 million each to Butler University and Purdue University—will help address long-term priorities.
Even with most of the seats empty, the roar of fans could be heard outside Hinkle Fieldhouse on Friday afternoon as Virginia Tech hit a three-pointer in the final seconds to send the game into overtime.