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.
NCAA graduation rates reach another record high at 90%
College athletes continue to graduate at record rates and outperform non-athletes, according to the NCAA’s new Graduation Success Rate report.Read More
Presidential preferences: Finding an IU leader to please all constituencies will be challenging
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.Read More
Indiana University ends Bicentennial Campaign with nearly $3.9 billion
In announcing the final totals for the campaign Thursday evening, the university said more than 320,000 alumni and other donors from all 50 states and more than 100 countries contributed to the effort.Read More
Indiana native Jeff Meyer began his career as an assistant coach at Purdue in 1978—starting a journey that included stops at South Florida, Liberty, Winthrop, Missouri, Indiana and Michigan—as well as two stints at Butler.
Covideo’s platform allows users to send 60- to 90-second video clips embedded in email and text messages and to track if, when and how many times the videos are viewed.
A survey of college sports leaders by the academic watchdog Knight Commission found strong support for reforming the way Division I is governed (74%) and restructuring D-I altogether (73%). NCAA Division I is comprised of 351 schools.
The University of Notre Dame rated among the top 20 national universities in the annual college rankings, while Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology finished top of its class for the 22nd straight year.
The worst part for the hundreds of Hoosier small-business owners whose livelihood is linked to universities is the uncertainty.
Despite pressure from frustrated families, some schools don’t plan to refund room and board fees, either, even if students aren’t staying in dorms or eating in cafeterias.
Weeks into the academic year, colleges are hosting raging clusters of infections. Experts say those virus cases could threaten surrounding communities.
Members of eight Greek houses and students living in two other houses off the Bloomington campus have been ordered to suspend in-person organizational activities, other than dining and housing for live-in members.
Fred Glass, 61, will become a partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister, where he will operate a general business law practice, while also handling matters related to higher education, employment, government matters, sports, media and entertainment.
The school has decided to start its fall semester with students on campus but taking undergraduate classes online for two weeks, following an increase in coronavirus cases and evidence some students aren’t following safety guidelines.
Since classes resumed Aug. 10, Notre Dame has recorded a steady increase in positive rates among students, mainly seniors living off-campus. As of noon Tuesday, 147 people had tested positive among the 927 tested since Aug. 3.
The University of Notre Dame has reported 58 confirmed cases since students returned to the South Bend campus in early August.
A university committee has been formed to review all things named after David Starr Jordan on IU’s Bloomington campus—Jordan Hall, Jordan River and Jordan Avenue, as well as several scholarships, fellowships and other awards.
PARENTING: With recent grads at home indefinitely, parents and ‘kids’ navigate life at home. Together.
As 2020 graduates face an uncertain job market, delayed start dates and little sense of when offices can reopen, some are staying home longer than planned. Others are at home indefinitely.
The Indianapolis-based grant maker intends about 25% of the money to help organizations and initiatives in Indiana over three years. Half a million dollars already has been committed to the Central Indiana Racial Equity Fund.
Facing eight federal lawsuits and opposition from hundreds of universities, the administration called off a rule that would have required international students to transfer or leave the country if their schools held classes entirely online because of the pandemic.
The lawsuit challenges a recently announced directive saying international students cannot stay in the United States if they take all their classes online this fall.
Colleges across the U.S. were already expecting sharp decreases in international enrollment this fall, but losing all international students could be disastrous for some. Many depend on tuition revenue from international students, who typically pay higher tuition rates.
With cases of the novel coronavirus rising in the South and West, some governors hope that the threat of a canceled college football season will encourage their residents to follow public health guidelines.