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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.
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.
Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s action came in response to an emergency request from eight students, and it marked the first time the high court has weighed in on a vaccine mandate.
Called the Indiana State Advantage, ISU said the initiative is intended to attract more students to the university, which has seen enrollment fall in recent years.
The funds raised since 2018 will increase the number of student scholarships. They also have brought new workspaces and classrooms to the campus and solidified the Terre Haute school’s standing in STEM education
Last season, Notre Dame played as a temporary member of the ACC due to COVID-19 rules and went undefeated during the regular season before losing to Clemson 34-10 in the ACC championship game.
The vaccination rate for Purdue students is about twice the rate of individuals ages 16-29 across the state, the school said.
Only a small group of eligible students took advantage of the “Bridging the Gap” program, which was designed to assist students whose high school careers were derailed by the pandemic and help them chart a path toward higher education.
The NCAA Board of Directors approved one of the biggest changes in the history of college athletics Wednesday, clearing the way for nearly a half-million athletes to start earning money based on their fame and celebrity.
The 24-member NCAA Division I Board of Directors is expected to approve the historic recommendation Wednesday, the eve of the July 1 date that athletes rights advocates have been pointing toward with anticipation for months.
After the NCAA’s stinging legal loss this week, college sports leaders are acknowledging the path forward will have to include changes that once seemed antithetical to the mission.
Six Division I conferences, including the SEC, ACC and Pac-12, have put forth an alternative stopgap measure that cuts out the NCAA and allows athletes to be compensated for name, image and likeness before a federal law is passed.
IU announced Tuesday that students and employees would be able to attest to their vaccination without having to provide documentation of having received the shots, as was required under the previous policy announced May 21.