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.
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 state appropriated $37.5 million for the two-year renovation to the 10,200-seat multi-purpose arena on the Terre Haute campus.
Indiana State University is at the forefront of the increasingly complicated and important world of packaging. It’s one of seven colleges in the U.S. to offer a four-year degree in package engineering technology.
Much of this year's decrease stems from a nearly 11 percent decline in freshman enrollment.
Deborah Curtis, an ISU alum, will become the first woman president of the 152-year-old university.
Terre Haute officials say they will support Indiana State University’s plan to spend $37.5 million in state money on renovating its basketball arena without waiting for funding for a larger project, including construction of an adjoining convention center.
The school announced Wednesday that President Daniel Bradley intends to leave office next January. Bradley oversaw a period of unprecedented growth for the Terre Haute campus.
Indiana State President Dan Bradley said the Terre Haute school plans to target people around the Midwest who have some college credits but haven't earned a degree.
Has Indiana made any progress in tackling student debt since students started racking it up through the Great Recession? The answer is somewhat complicated, higher education finance experts say.
Indiana State University was among the first universities in the country to offer a minor in unmanned systems, and even launched a drone research center. Now, as federal regulators loosen drone restrictions, the school is adding an unmanned-systems major.
Purdue and Indiana State universities are among 24 colleges and universities receiving grants from the Education Department to foster innovation in college value and efficiency.
Rattled by new state teacher ratings, the colleges hope to avoid black eyes, themselves.
Big budgets used to rule in college rankings. But that could be changing. A new report from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education is the latest effort among several nationally to score universities on their bang for the buck.
The university in Terre Haute has given permission for Pioneer Oil of Lawrenceville, Ill., to drill on university-owned land.
University officials say plans call for the Terre Haute school to reach the 14,000-student goal by adding more than 1,000 undergraduates and more than 800 graduate students during the next five years.