Construction on the four-story structure should start next month and will continue a campus transformation featuring more than $220 million in projects.
The center, to be called the Old National Bank Center for Closely Held Business, will have its offices in Butler’s Andre B. Lacy School of Business, but it will work with companies around the state.
Butler University said the donation from the estate of Winstan “Bud” Sellick and his wife, Jacqueline, will be shared among athletics, the Lacy School of Business and general university support.
Purdue and Butler universities have used toughness and experience forged in difficult times to work themselves into the Sweet 16 of this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
Of the top five contributions from Indianapolis-area donors, four set records as the largest the organization had ever received from an individual.
Four of Butler’s last five coaches have moved on to bigger, better-paying programs.
The charter plane was flying from LaGuardia Airport to Indianapolis after Thursday’s 76-73 loss to St. John’s.
Pharmacy grads used to have their pick of six-figure jobs. But competition stiffened after dozens of new schools opened, sharply increasing the supply of newly minted pharmacists.
The work is all part of a long-term university plan that includes more than $130 million in new construction.
Butler University men's basketball coach Chris Holtmann has received a one-year contract extension that will keep him with the Bulldogs through the 2021-22 season.
The school will now be called Andre B. Lacy School of Business, in recognition of the largest donation Butler has ever received from an individual or family.
Building or investing in sports facilities in order to boost finances at a university is nearly always a losing play, according to financial experts.
The director of Butler’s journalism school will fill the role instead. Butler had named Marc Allan, the university’s associate director for public relations, to advise the paper, raising conflict-of-interest questions.
The hiring of Texas arts administrator Ty Sutton is part of a strategy to streamline ticketing and booking at campus venues and enhance Butler’s presence as an arts destination.
The concept from local restaurateur Scott Wise will occupy 6,400 square feet of space on the ground level of the parking garage under construction next to Clowes Hall.
The plan is to create an agency that gives undergrads practical experience in insuring everything from campus buildings to Butler bulldog mascot Blue III, known as Trip.