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IU East’s upcoming exhibit features work of IU graduate students

Tuesday, April 9th

Indiana University East’s next art exhibit will feature the work of six Indiana University graduate students. “Brickhouse” will be on display April 8 to May 31.

The graduate students are currently each pursuing a Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics from the Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts at Indiana University in Bloomington. While the use of clay is a unifying element in this exhibition, each artist uniquely explores the diversity and exploration possible in the medium of ceramic.

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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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Where technology meets tradition, continuing record enrollments at IU East reflect shifting patterns of education

Wednesday, January 23rd

Indiana University East continues to increase its record enrollment in both the number of students enrolled on campus and the number enrolled through its online degree completion programs. Compared to spring 2012, IU East has increased its enrollment by 15.7 percent (3,872 headcount). Students will take 6.3 percent more credit hours this spring semester compared to spring 2012, a total of 35,400 credit hours.

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Four finalists for IU East chancellor position to visit campus

Thursday, January 17th

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.

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Search committee for IU East chancellor appointed

Monday, August 20th

A search and screen committee has been formed to identify finalists for the position of chancellor of Indiana University East, IU President Michael A. McRobbie has announced.

The committee, which will begin meeting in September, will initiate a national search for a replacement for former IU East Chancellor Nasser Paydar, who led the campus from 2007 to 2012 and accepted the position of executive vice chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Laurence Richards, IU East executive vice chancellor for academic affairs and professor of informatics and management, has served as interim chancellor since June 15.

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Paydar to be appointed IUPUI executive vice chancellor

Monday, May 14th

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor Charles R. Bantz has announced Nasser Paydar, chancellor of Indiana University East and professor of mechanical engineering, as IUPUI’s next executive vice chancellor effective June 15, pending approval by the Trustees of Indiana University.

Paydar was selected for the post after an extensive national search, chaired by William Blomquist, dean of the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI and professor of political science. Paydar succeeds Uday Sukhatme, who is leaving to become the provost at Pace University.

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IU East School of Nursing pinning ceremony is May 11

Wednesday, May 2nd

The pinning ceremony for Indiana University East nursing graduates on Friday, May 11, begins at 2:30 p.m. with a slide show followed by the ceremony at 3 p.m. The annual ceremony for nursing students will be held at the Central United Methodist Church, located at 1425 E. Main Street in Richmond.

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IU East to award honorary degree to Paul Lingle

Monday, April 16th

Indiana University East will award an Indiana University honorary degree to Paul W. Lingle during its Commencement Ceremony next month.  The honorary degree will recognize Lingle’s exceptional leadership and service to the campus and greater community.

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IU East contributes $52.9 million to the state’s economy

Thursday, February 16th

Indiana University East provides $52.9 million to the region through its economic impact on the region. The figure was announced today (February 16) by Indiana University.

IU retained Tripp Umbach, a leading economic development impact analysis firm, to measure the economic, employment and government revenue impacts of operations and research of all of its campuses and affiliates, including IU Health. The results are published in the report, “Economic Engine for Indiana: An Economic Impact Analysis.”

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ESPN’s Sage Steele to keynote IU East’s MLK Jr. Celebration

Thursday, January 5th

Sage Steele, ESPN SportsCenter anchor and Indiana University alumna, will be the featured speaker for the annual Indiana University East Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

Steele’s presentation, “How diversity and challenges make us stronger and with our own foundational standards, we can make a difference and succeed,” is the keynote address for the celebration to be held Wednesday, January 11, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall.

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