The University of Indianapolis is leading a coalition of six Indiana colleges in an $11 million grant-funded program that’s using data analytics to help boost graduation rates.
Butler University launching two-year college program
Butler is partnering with a national not-for-profit to create a two-year college on its Indianapolis campus—an initiative it says will offer an affordable pathway for historically underserved students who want to pursue higher education.Read More
Indiana University, Purdue leaders share goals for Indy campuses
During a forum Thursday hosted by the not-for-profit Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute, officials from IU and Purdue emphasized continuing opportunities for collaboration even as both schools create two independent urban campuses in Indianapolis.Read More
Purdue board OKs new $12M airport terminal, 900-bed residence hall
Rob Wynkoop, vice president of auxiliary services at Purdue, said the university has been actively exploring the return of commercial air service to the airport.Read More
IU, Purdue trustees to vote on IUPUI realignment plan
The vote comes 10 months after the two institutions signed a memorandum of understanding in which they agreed to retire the IUPUI name and rebrand the 536-acre campus as Indiana University Indianapolis.Read More
U.S. Sen. Todd Young, a Republican from Indiana, and U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, a Democrat from Virginia, introduced a bill this month banning accredited institutions from offering preferential treatment to applicants with relationships to alumni or donors. The bill includes protections for faith-based institutions.
The new report shows a move in a positive direction for state leaders, who are aiming to increase Indiana’s college attainment after years of declining college-going rates.
A federal antitrust case could force the Indianapolis-based NCAA and the wealthiest conferences to create pro-style revenue sharing of billions of broadcast-rights dollars with football and basketball players.
Representatives from the state’s colleges and universities conceded that rising tuition costs are deterring thousands of students from post-high school educations.
Millions of Americans must start repaying their federal student loans again in October, with monthly payments averaging hundreds of dollars. Here’s what you should know.
The major initiative announced Wednesday aims to make higher education more accessible for Indianapolis Public Schools students.
The effort is part of a push to increase college-going in the state, which stagnated at 53% of high school graduates from the class of 2021, and was declining before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Indianapolis-based Lumina Foundation has launched a nearly $3 million effort designed to make it easier for students to apply for and be admitted to college.
Some are even going so far as to hire interior designers and spend $10,000 to beautify their 12 feet by 20 feet of space.
The first shovel of dirt won’t be turned on the $15.4 million terminal and runway project at Purdue University Airport until May, but university officials hope restore commercial passenger service for the first time since 2004.
Colleges across the country are grappling with the same problem, as academic setbacks from the pandemic follow students to campus.
New guidance from the Biden administration on Monday urges colleges to use a range of strategies to promote racial diversity on campus after the Supreme Court struck down affirmative action in admissions.
Hundreds of thousands of Hoosiers will soon be required to make payments on their federal student loans after a 3-1/2-year pandemic pause—and some of those borrowers are more prepared for that day than others.
Starting this summer, millions of Americans with student loans will be able to enroll in a new repayment plan that offers some of the most lenient terms ever.
A civil rights group is challenging legacy admissions at Harvard University, saying the practice discriminates against students of color by giving an unfair boost to the mostly white children of alumni.
The court held that the administration needs Congress’ endorsement before undertaking so costly a program.
In Indiana, state leaders and others are already worried about the declining college-going rate, which is especially low for Black and Hispanic and Latino students.
The decision will force institutions of higher education to look for new ways to achieve diverse student bodies.
Indiana’s public colleges and universities are slated to increase tuition and fees over the biennium—up to 4.9% per year—despite pushback from some state lawmakers and budget officials.