Archive for February, 2013

Kathryn Cruz-Uribe named new IU East chancellor

Thursday, February 28th

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie announced the selection of Kathryn Cruz-Uribe as the new chancellor of the IU East campus, subject to the approval of the IU Board of Trustees. Cruz-Uribe has been serving as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at California State University, Monterey Bay.

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IU East brings Jonathan Kozol to campus to discuss public education

Wednesday, February 20th

Education reformist and award-winning author Jonathan Kozol will visit Indiana University East April 3 at 7 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. Kozol will present a lecture titled “Children and Teachers Under Siege: Race, Poverty, and the Public Schools.”

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IU East to host community forum on state of public higher education

Tuesday, February 19th

Indiana University East will host an interactive breakfast forum for business and community leaders on public higher education on Thursday, March 7, in the Whitewater Hall Community Room.

Interim Chancellor Larry Richards will present “The State of Public Higher Education and its Implications for IU East.”  Richards, whose academic background is in engineering, business management and operations research, has been Interim Chancellor since June 2012.  Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Professor of Management and Informatics at IU East since 2004.

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IU East Alumni Association hosting Legislative Forum Feb. 22

Tuesday, February 19th

The next Indiana University East Alumni Association legislative forum will be held from 8-9 a.m. on Friday, February 22, in the Springwood Hall Graf Center. The forums are an opportunity for the community to have an in-person discussion with Senator Allen Paul and Representatives Tom Saunders and Dick Hamm.

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Positive Place Initiative to host “Chew on This” events

Monday, February 18th

The Positive Place Initiative presents “Chew on This,” a series of small group discussions focused on issues and action items collected from the 300 voices at the BOOST—Building On Our Strengths Together—event held at the end of January.

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IUEAA seeks nominations for 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award

Thursday, February 7th

The Indiana University East Alumni Association invites members of the community and other interested individuals to submit nominations for the 2013 Indiana University East Distinguished Alumni Award.

The IU East Distinguished Alumni Award provides an opportunity to recognize outstanding Indiana University East alumni who have distinguished themselves through personal and professional accomplishments, community service, involvement with the University, and involvement with the Alumni Association.

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IU East to add women’s basketball for 2014-15 season

Wednesday, February 6th

Indiana University East will add a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) varsity women’s basketball program starting with the 2014-15 school year.

The Indiana University East Faculty Senate during its Feb. 5 meeting approved a resolution to add a women’s basketball program.

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