Indiana University East’s spring enrollment has reached an all-time high this semester. For the second consecutive semester, the campus has experienced substantial overall growth in its enrollment and the largest growth among all IU campuses.
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Indiana University East has achieved a record high in total credit hours taught, surpassing the previous mark set in 2003.
The campus has increased the number of credit hours taught by 8.6 percent compared to the same period last year. There are 2,447 students enrolled for the fall semester, representing an increase of 8 percent. Enrollment has grown in all of IU East’s academic schools.
Indiana University East has continued its positive trend in enrollment. The campus has recorded an increase of 11.5 percent in credit hours taught for its first of two summer sessions. The number of students enrolled in Summer I increased 8.1 percent compared to the same period last summer.
In a major move forward for Indiana University East, the university has begun one of its largest searches with plans to hire 13 faculty members for fall 2008. This group of recruits will join 84 full-time faculty who excel in teaching and scholarly activity.
Credit hours taught for the fall 2007 semester at Indiana University East have increased 3.9 percent compared to the same period last year, according to unofficial enrollment figures. The number of students enrolled also increased by a full percentage point.
Indiana University East is reorganizing its senior administrative structure to support more directly its expanded mission as a comprehensive bachelor’s and master’s degree institution. This new structure places emphasis on academics and the academic needs of students, while also providing for the effective management of a broad range student activities, events and services. As a public institution serving the residents in east central Indiana and west central Ohio, the university has a special responsibility to meet regional needs for higher education in as efficient way as possible.