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.
The university’s $205 million in big gifts was about two-thirds of the $302.9 million in gifts of $1 million or more given by individuals to Indiana not-for-profits in 2017.
Butler University’s College of Education plans to move into the main Christian Theological Seminary building in the 2018-2019 academic year.
LaVall Jordan made one promise to players and fans Wednesday: The old-school philosophy that turned the Bulldogs from also-rans into consistent winners will remain intact during his tenure.
The former star player for the Bulldogs who started his coaching career at his alma mater agreed Monday to become Butler's new head men's basketball coach.
The agreement would allow Christian Theological Seminary to receive a 100-year lease to remain on its 40-acre campus.
No one around here needs to be told the quality of Butler’s program. Its feats, its stature, its respectability. But it is still a stepping stone, rather than a destination job.
Ohio State said Butler’s Chris Holtmann, the reigning Big East coach of the year, will be paid about $3 million a year under an eight-year deal, but details still have to be hammered out.
Stephanie Fernhaber is using a trendy creative strategy called “design thinking” to crack a problem that could be made worse as Marsh Supermarkets continues to shed locations.