Indiana University East has dramatically increased its first summer session enrollment, with a 30 percent increase in credit hours and the number of students enrolled compared to the same time last year, according to unofficial enrollment figures. Enrollment figures are not official until approved by the President of Indiana University.
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Indiana University East has improved in several areas based on the input of 223 randomly selected first-year and senior students who completed the National Survey of Student Engagement and Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) conducted in spring 2008. Results were recently released to IU East.
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Indiana University East is undertaking a major initiative to ensure the success of its students by putting in place programs and services that will support student persistence toward degree completion in as timely a manner as possible. To manage this initiative, an Office of Retention and First-Year Programs has been created and co-located in the Lobby of Whitewater Hall with a new Student Information Center and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Under the Dean of Students, these offices are working to improve the four-year college experience for all students.
Indiana University East’s annual Moving On program for area youth will be held from July 22 to 28. Moving On is in its 17th year of providing a one-week summer camp for Richmond youth.
Last fall, Indiana University East began a learning community pilot program intended to better engage and retain newly enrolled first year students. Learning in Communities (LINC) exceeded expectations and will expand to include five learning communities for the fall 2007 semester. First year students enrolling for the fall are encouraged to join LINC.