Indiana University East will host duo multi-instrumentalists and vocalists Four Shillings Short. They will perform “Around the World in 30 Instruments” from 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, January 12, 2012 in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. This event is sponsored by Mindful Explorations, courtesy of the William H. and Jean R. Reller Endowment.
Duane Lundy, assistant professor of psychology, recently had his manuscript entitled “Critiquing the Critics: Statistical Analysis of Music Critics’ Rating Distributions as a Measure of Individual Refinement” selected for publication in Empirical Studies of the Arts, expected to be published in 2012.
Indiana University East hosted its Annual High School Speech Tournament on December 10 in Whitewater Hall. Warren Central High School was the team sweepstakes champion. Over 200 students from 14 Indiana regional high schools competed in 14 events.
The Indiana University East Interfaith & Service Campus Challenge program is connecting the campus with the community through diverse religious celebrations. The celebrations are an opportunity for students, faculty or staff to help inform, educate and build unity within the community.
Indiana University East has launched an unprecedented job search for 40 full-time faculty, administrators and professional staff to further enhance the campus’ mission as a comprehensive bachelor’s and master’s degree institution.
Indiana University East is being recognized both within Indiana and nationally for creating a new model for higher education that is productive, efficient and of high quality. IU East’s, growth – a 65-percent enrollment increase over the past four years – innovation, and community college collaboration have garnered national attention.
The fellowship is designed to give writers the time and freedom to pursue their work; the creative writing fellowships are the NEA’s most direct investment in America’s artists. Harper is the only person in Indiana to receive the fellowship in literature for this year.
Indiana University East’s growth and recent accomplishments related to efficiency, innovation, and community college collaboration are the focus of a report titled “Regional Campuses’ Contributions to the State and National Higher Education Goals: A Field Report from Indiana with a Case Study of Indiana University East.” The Indiana Chamber Foundation commissioned the study with support from the Lumina Foundation. MGT of America, Inc., a national management research and consulting firm, conducted the study.
Indiana University East has named Pam Lamb director of medical education. Lamb will serve as the liaison between IU East, the Indiana University School of Medicine and Reid Hospital & Health Care Services for medical students completing clinical clerkships (rotations) in Richmond.
Governor Daniels praises the campus’ innovative leadership
Indiana University East has shared four decades of its history with the campus and community during its 40th Anniversary celebration. The campus kicked off the anniversary during its 40th Commencement Ceremony in May and has hosted celebration events throughout the fall semester.