When Butler University, then in the Irvington neighborhood, bought the former Fairview Park land, Arthur Jordan donated $1 million to help pay for one of the school’s first buildings at the new campus.
Butler researchers point to way to stop deadly coronavirus from spreading
Dr. Christopher Stobart and his students are focusing on an enzyme in the virus that could inhibit its replication, and plan to submit the findings to a virology journal in coming months.Read More
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
Fomer Dean Steve Sandifird in March accepted a new job as Peoria, Illinois-based Bradley University’s president. His contract there begins next week.
While Indianapolis-based Butler announced that its switch to virtual instruction would continue at least through April 4, officials for Muncie-based Ball State said they planned to suspend in-person classes through the entire spring semester.
Todd Lickliter, a former National Basketball Coach of the Year at Butler University, is replacing Walter McCarty, who was fired by the University of Evansville amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
Most of the biggest gifts of 2019 went to higher education institutions outside the Circle City, but not-for-profits in the Indianapolis area did snag a few seven-figure donations. Here are the top four local gifts. $5 million Recipient: Butler University Donors: Craig Fenneman and Mary Stover-Fenneman For: Several projects, including the upcoming expansion and renovation […]
Butler University President James Danko tells podcast host Mason King that the school is taking seriously the financial stressors hitting small, private colleges and expert predictions that many could go bankrupt in the next 10 to 15 years.
Before we get to the fluky set of circumstances that got Barry Collier to Butler in the first place and meet the man who made it happen, let’s establish a premise: Without Collier, there is no Butler Way.
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.
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.
The fundraising effort, named “Butler Beyond: The Campaign for Butler University,” hopes to raise at least $250 million overall by May 2022.
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.