NCAA ratifies new constitution, paving way to restructuring
The vote was overwhelmingly in favor, 801-195, and was the main order of business at the NCAA’s annual convention in Indianapolis.Read More
NCAA set to revise constitution at annual convention in Indianapolis
The college sports organization will begin formal meetings on Wednesday in downtown Indianapolis.Read More
Ticket prices high for football title game, but lots of seats still available
Hundreds of tickets to Monday’s College Football Playoff National Championship game in Indianapolis are available for purchase on the secondary market.Read More
NCAA streamlines constitution, set to give power to schools
The NCAA on Monday set the stage for a dramatic restructuring of college sports that will give each of its three divisions the power to govern itself.Read More
The Scholastic Aptitude Test will move from paper and pencil to a digital format, administrators announced Tuesday, saying the shift will boost the SAT’s relevancy as more colleges make standardized tests optional for admission.
A decision against the schools could mean the end of affirmative action in college admissions.
The complaint, filed Sunday in a federal court in Illinois, claims the universities use a shared methodology to calculate financial need in a way that reduces institutional dollars to students from working- and middle-class families.
Many colleges hope that an extra week or two will get them past the peak of the nationwide spike driven by the omicron variant. Still, the surge is casting uncertainty over a semester many had hoped would be the closest to normal since the start of the pandemic.
Facing rising infections and a new COVID-19 variant, colleges across the U.S. have once again been thwarted in seeking a move to normalcy and are starting to require booster shots, extend mask mandates, limit social gatherings and, in some cases, revert to online classes.
Lawmakers in Indiana’s neighbor to the east will consider making graduates of any Ohio college who take a full-time job in the state exempt from state income tax for up to three years.
Alumnus Harry Fath and his wife, Linda, of Cincinnati, pledged the money exclusively toward aid for undergraduates, Notre Dame officials said.
During the pandemic, online learning options have exploded at Indiana colleges, as have the numbers of non-traditional students. And most experts agree the revolution is just getting started, with more new takes on the college experience to come.
College communities such as Bloomington, Indiana; Tuscaloosa, Alabama; and State College, Pennsylvania, are exploring their options for contesting the population counts, which they say do not accurately reflect how many people live there.
Prather became acting president in January 2020, shortly after the board of trustees terminated the employment of the college’s previous president, Thomas Minar. In March, the board announced that Prather will continue to lead the institution until at least July 2024.
The school said the funds raised through the “Invest IN Ivy Tech” effort will benefit its 19 campuses across Indiana and add much-needed “human capital.”
Purdue University announced Thursday that former U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams will be its first executive director of health equity initiatives.
Purdue University, Indiana University and Ball State University all improved overall in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” rankings.
John Mutz has donated nearly $2.3 million in four years to kick-start and support research by the Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism’s Local News Initiative.
The highest student vaccination rates are at the largest IU campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis. But rates were much lower at the five other principal regional campuses.
Indiana State University is continuing to see sharp declines in student enrollment even as other universities in the state have more students arriving on campus.
Indiana University Board of Trustees members elected Quinn Buckner to a two-year term as its chairman this month, making him the first Black person to hold that position in the school’s 201-year history.