Graduating college in four years isn’t always the ideal scenario.
The $5 million donation from the family of late Indianapolis businessman James F. DeVoe will help found a new school of business on the university’s Marion campus.
After accepting the post of Purdue University president, Gov. Mitch Daniels finds himself at the heart of the debate over the value of a traditional college degree versus its cost and the needs of employers who simply want skilled workers.
Purdue HUB-U, which will be funded with $2 million over its first four years, is similar to an initiative announced May 2 by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
South Dakota-based National American University wants to turn 35,000 square feet on the second floor of a building in the College Park office complex into its latest campus.
The resolution looks to increase on-time graduation rates at both two- and four-year campuses and double the number of college graduates produced in the state by 2025. The plan also aims to have 60 percent of Indiana adults with college degrees by 2025.
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education revealed a plan Friday to get more Indiana students college degrees while keeping tuition affordable.
Nearly four of five students received A’s in Indiana University education classes in 2010-2011, but education deans at IU and other universities say grading is approached differently than in other schools, such as math.
Education Management Corp., which operates two schools in Indianapolis, has asked a judge to throw out a Department of Justice lawsuit that claims it used improper sales tactics to lure unqualified students and the billions of dollars in financial aid they bring.
Of every 100 Hoosiers who enter two- or four-year public colleges in Indiana, only 39 graduate, even when given four years to complete a two-year degree and eight years to complete a four-year degree.
Even after 45 seniors from Indianapolis Metropolitan High School grabbed their diplomas and threw their mortar boards at a June 4 commencement, they knew they wouldn’t lose touch with their school. It’s not allowed at Indy Met.