Larry Richards

Larry Richards

IU East interim leader Richards makes career of mixing scholarship with administrative assignments

IU East interim leader Richards makes career of mixing scholarship with administrative assignments

Larry Richards was hired by IU East in January 2004 to serve as Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs in the role of chief academic officer for the campus. With the addition of chief enrollment officer responsibilities in spring 2007, his title changed to Executive Vice Chancellor. He has been serving most recently as Interim Chancellor since June 2012, when Nasser Paydar left to take a position at IUPUI. He will relinquish the chancellor duties on July 1, 2013, when newly appointed Kathy Cruz-Uribe takes over as permanent Chancellor for the campus.

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Milestone enrollment tops list for a memorable year at IU East

Milestone enrollment tops list for a memorable year at IU East

From surpassing a milestone enrollment of over 4,000 students to offering two new master degree programs, Academic-All American student-athletes and conference championships, and ranking as one of the nation’s most connected universities, Indiana University East has had a memorable 2012. Here’s a look back at some of the top stories for IU East.

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Associate professor of English receives National Endowment for the Arts fellowship

Associate professor of English receives National Endowment for the Arts fellowship

Jean Harper, associate professor of English, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for writing (prose). The fellowship will support work on her book, Horses and Divorces.

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.

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IU East pursuing approval for master’s program in business

IU East pursuing approval for master’s program in business

At its June 11 meeting, the Indiana University Board of Trustees gave its approval for Indiana University East to pursue further approvals for its third master’s degree program.

The Master of Science in Management will now move on to the Indiana Commission for Higher Education and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association for their approvals. Upon approval of these two commissions, the new graduate degree could be offered at IU East as early as the fall 2011.

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