President Joe Biden proposed a massive package of policies Wednesday designed to reduce child poverty rates and make preschool and higher education more accessible.
IUPUI hires former star player Matt Crenshaw as head coach
Matt Crenshaw, a U.S. Navy veteran who hit the shot that sent IUPUI to its first and only NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament appearance, was hired as head coach of his alma mater Tuesday.Read More
Slammed by pandemic losses, NCAA revenue shrinks by $600 million
The Indianapolis-based National Collegiate Athletic Association saw revenue fall by more than 50% in its latest fiscal year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but was able to minimize the damage thanks to its financial contingency plan, the organization said.Read More
Fishers startup gamifies trading, targets historically Black colleges
Social media startup Stockteamup has partnered with the philanthropic arm of a hip-hop-inspired snack company to teach financial investing to Black communities.Read More
Big-gift totals down significantly from prior years
While charitable giving increased overall last year, the number of million-dollar-plus gifts from individuals to Indiana organizations appears to have decreased.Read More
The NCAA Division I Board of Directors ratified a rule change Wednesday that will allow all athletes who have not yet transferred the ability to do so one time in a college career and be immediately eligible to play.
The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to change the long-standing rule that has often deterred players in high-profile sports from switching schools, two people with knowledge of the council’s decision told The Associated Press.
U.S. colleges hoping for a return to normalcy next fall are weighing how far they should go in urging students to get the COVID-19 vaccine, including whether they should—or legally can—require it.
The grants for aiding work by 16 schools—including $10 million each to Butler University and Purdue University—will help address long-term priorities.
Biden is set to sign an executive order on Monday directing the Department of Education to review policies implemented by Donald Trump’s administration, including changes to Title IX regulations that prohibit sex discrimination in federally funded institutions.
The report followed students enrolled in education programs at Indiana’s public colleges and universities to see how many received degrees, were licensed, and got jobs in teaching.
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law is partnering with Purdue University to create the first agricultural economics and law program in the nation, the Indianapolis law school has announced.
A bill that would require students at public schools to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid advanced to the Indiana House after lawmakers approved the measure in a Senate vote Tuesday.
The sudden explosion in demand for these and other big-name schools is another ripple effect of the coronavirus pandemic that could reshape college admissions for many years to come.
The Indianapolis university said this will be the first time it has not raised tuition rates since 1983.
Members of the Indiana Graduate Workers Coalition, which drafted the pledge, say student fees have increased every year since 2011, while graduate students’ stipends have largely remained the same, amounting to a pay cut.
The College Board announced Tuesday it will discontinue those assessments. Citing the coronavirus crisis, officials said the pandemic has “accelerated a process already underway at the College Board to simplify our work and reduce demands on students.”
The predominantly Black college—under the leadership of a president hired less than two years ago—is making moves to expand its enrollment, its reach among Black adults and its presence in the community.
Invoke Learning offers a cloud-based artificial intelligence system that tracks student behavior from a variety of data sources gathered from the school and other publicly available outlets.
College athletes continue to graduate at record rates and outperform non-athletes, according to the NCAA’s new Graduation Success Rate report.
Students want a president that’s focused more on their wellbeing. Faculty members want a leader with a background in academia. And members of the business community say they hope IU’s next president sets the university up to better meet the needs of Indiana employers and the jobs of tomorrow.
John Mutz made the donation to establish a newly endowed chair at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism that will study and support innovation in local news at the school.