The NCAA Division I Council is scheduled to vote Monday on whether to allow another year of eligibility for spring sport athletes such as baseball, softball and lacrosse players, who had their seasons wiped out by the coronavirus pandemic.
DePauw University appoints new president following 8-month search
Lori White will be the first woman and the first person of color to serve as president of the 183-year-old school. When she begins her job in July, White will be the only black woman leading a university in Indiana and one of just a few in the nation doing so, the school said.Read More
NCAA moves toward immediate eligibility for all transfers
If adopted, new criteria would go into effect for the 2020-21 academic year and be a boon for Division I athletes in high-profile sports such as football and basketball.Read More
IUPUI’s student diversity quest sees wins, challenges
About a third of IUPUI’s freshmen this year are minorities, the most in the university’s history, after officials made a concerted effort to increase the number of under-represented students.Read More
Last year, 45 donors gave big gifts worth nearly $411.6 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
Franklin College on Monday named Kerry Prather as president. Prather was appointed acting president effective Jan. 14 after the school fired President Thomas Minar, who faces three criminal charges related to child solicitation.
Purdue University’s tuition freeze will continue for a ninth year, Mitch Daniels told alumni this weekend.
Most U.S. universities made money on their financial investments last year, but their returns were tempered by a global economic slowdown fueled by America’s trade war with China, according to an annual survey of school finance chiefs.
The donation came from the family foundation of Brian Jellison, an Indiana University native who went on to become one of the country’s highest-paid CEOs.
Corrigan spent his entire career involved in college sports as a coach, administrator and conference commissioner. He was a leader in the creation of the bowl coalition, the precursor to the Bowl Championship Series in the pre-College Football Playoff era.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.