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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Indiana University East has named four finalists in the search for a new chancellor. Finalists will visit the campus this month to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.
Following those visits, the next step will be for the university search committee that identified the finalists to meet again and make further recommendations to President Michael A. McRobbie and Executive Vice President John Applegate. McRobbie will make the final selection, subject to approval by the IU Board of Trustees.
Indiana University East has received continued accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC). The HLC’s next comprehensive evaluation of IU East will take place in 2021-22.
Indiana University East will celebrate the start of the fall semester with new and returning students during the annual Back with the Pack August 30 to September 1.The three-day event is sponsored by the Office of Campus Life.
Indiana University East will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit in October 2011 by a team representing the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. IU East has been accredited by the Commission since 1971, and was last evaluated in 2002.
Indiana University East is no longer the smallest Indiana University regional campus in terms of credit hours. IU East surpassed IU Kokomo in the number of credit hours taken by students enrolled in the spring 2010 semester.
For the fourth consecutive semester Indiana University East has experienced the highest rate of enrollment growth among all Indiana University campuses, according to preliminary figures from the first day of classes.
Indiana University East has a feeling it’s going to be a good night as the campus celebrates Homecoming 2009 the week of November 9-14.
This year’s theme, “I Gotta Feeling,” is based on the popular song by the Black Eyed Peas.
In a continued record-setting trend, Indiana University East has increased fall enrollment by nearly 20 percent. Both enrollment (2,924) and credit hours taken (28,926) for the fall semester reached record highs for the campus.
Indiana University East Chancellor Nasser Paydar announced today (Aug. 27) the naming of IU East’s Middlefork Hall in honor of former Richmond businessman Tom Raper.
The building will be renamed Tom Raper Hall in recognition of Raper’s commitment of $2.17 million to support the campus. The gift is the largest in IU East’s history.