The state’s “You can. Go back.” campaign aims to shore up the number of Hoosier adults with either a college degree or a high-quality training certificate. In 2015, the commission set a lofty goal for the campaign: It wanted to see 200,000 adults with some post-secondary education go back to school and earn a degree by 2020.
Last year, 44 donors gave big gifts worth nearly $406.6 million
Indiana University last year received some of its largest donations ever as it began to wind down its eight-year, $3 billion capital campaign.Read More
UPDATE: Franklin College president ousted after arrest in Wisconsin
Franklin College terminated President Thomas Minar over the weekend after he was arrested in Wisconsin “for use of a computer to facilitate a sex crime, child enticement, and to expose a child to harmful materials/narrations,” the school said Monday afternoon.Read More
Indiana University athletic director Glass stepping down
Fred Glass, who has led the IU athletic department since 2009, said “it’s time” for him to step down and spend more time with his family. His successor will be chosen by IU President Michael McRobbie.Read More
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 […]
A judge has granted class-action status to a lawsuit alleging Indiana University breached its contract by providing substandard living assignments to thousands of students staying in residential halls where mold was found.
The entire men’s basketball team and coaching staff died on Dec. 13, 1977, after the plane carrying them crashed on takeoff. It was a seminal moment for the city and the University of Evansville.
The festivities will include dedication of a new supercomputer, the inaugural chiming of a rare collection of bells and a speech by Academy Award-winning actress Viola Davis.
Vincennes University announced its partnership Thursday with Fishers-based Eleven Fifty Academy to develop new talent in the cybersecurity field.
Indiana is positioning itself to be the epicenter for the latest generation of wireless technology, which experts say will be revolutionary.
Parking officials will consider issue such as how to track whether more than one vehicle registered to a permit are on campus at the same time and how to account for multiple people sharing a permit.
The university’s Board of Trustees recently approved the policy change, which will allow each of its nine campuses to opt out of requiring prospective students to submit test scores.
NCAA President Mark Emmert said he is spending most of his time trying to figure out how the NCAA and its hundreds of member schools will allow college athletes to get compensation under the auspices of amateur athletics.
Michigan is the latest state to consider letting college athletes be paid following the introduction of bipartisan legislation Wednesday that would allow them to cash in on the use of their name, image and likeness.
CVS apologized and said it was investigating after a Purdue University engineering student was denied the purchase of over-the-counter cold medicine.
Marian University will rename one of its buildings after receiving a donation of more than $1 million from the family that owns Indianapolis-based AAA Roofing Co. Inc., the school announced Friday.
Colleges nationwide are launching angel networks that connect business executives and investors with entrepreneurs and startups with ties to the school.
Following California’s lead, Florida lawmakers are tackling NCAA rules that prohibit college athletes from reaping financial benefits from their prowess in the arena of big-money sports.
Schools in Indiana and nationwide are preparing for a significant drop in the number of high school graduates.
The NCAA’s most recent statistics, released Wednesday, show 89% of all athletes who enrolled in college in 2012 earned degrees, an increase of 1 percentage point over last year’s all-time high.
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.