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The decision came just a week after Butler announced it had raised $171 million from 27,000 donors during the “quiet phase” of its largest-ever fundraising campaign.
When professor Ryan Rogers began teaching Butler University’s first class entirely on esports in the spring of 2018, he looked high and low for books and course materials on the subject. When he didn’t find much, he decided to create his own book.
BotSlayer—a free software tool that is open to the public—scans social media looking for evidence that what appears to be grassroots political activity is actually being generated automated accounts.
The National Science Foundation is expanding its funding for Trusted CI—also known as the NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence—which is helping thousands of researchers keep their work and their data safe.
The 2019 College Readiness Report shows that 63% of 2017 graduates went immediately to college, dropping from 64% in 2016 and 65% in 2015.
The Rev. David Mellott comes to the seminary at a time of change for the ecumenical graduate school on Butler University’s campus.
Dan Elsener has served in the role since 2001, and has presided over a period of intense growth for the private Catholic university.
After conducting a national search, the black liberal arts college on Indianapolis’ east side has hired a diversity and inclusion officer at UIndy to replace outgoing leader Eugene White.
Birmingham, Alabama-based Education Corp. of America said it was closing campuses in more than 70 locations in 21 states.
The effort, which has been in pilot mode, is expanding by enlisting more corporate partners and schools to beef up the state’s talent pipeline.
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology President Jim Conwell resigned because of a “need to focus on a family health issue that is requiring more of his time and attention,” the school said Wednesday.
A Carmel-based church plans to close on its $1.8 million purchase of the building near Interstate 465 and Michigan Road on November 5.
Valparaiso University and Middle Tennessee State University had approved transferring the struggling law school to the Volunteer State, but higher-education officials objected.
The college will open adjacent to the Marian campus in Indianapolis, but the institutions will study whether it makes sense to expand to other areas of the state. One location that will be studied is Saint Joseph’s closed campus in Rensselaer.
The college will aim to attract students by offering small class sizes and the opportunity to work part-time while attending school at employers who are working in partnership with Marian.
White, a former superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools, was hired in 2013 to put the university on surer footing. The black liberal arts college on the city’s east side had seen a string of presidents come and go since the retirement of its co-founder in 2007.
Pretty much every school of note, including Indiana University, Purdue University, the University of Notre Dame, Ball State University and Ivy Tech Community College (which offers a well-regarded two-year associate’s degree certified by the National Security Agency) offers advanced education for students interested in cybersecurity.
Ball State University does not plan to change the name of the John H. Schnatter Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise. Purdue, however, is following the lead of several other colleges that have distanced themselves from the controversial Papa John’s Pizza chain founder.