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Four finalists for IU East chancellor position to visit campus

Four finalists for IU East chancellor position to visit campus

Indiana University East is well on its way to naming a new chancellor. Finalists for the position will visit the Richmond 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 McRobbie. McRobbie will make the selection subject to approval by the IU Board of Trustees.

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IU East enrollment reaches historic high, increases 8.6% for fall

IU East enrollment reaches historic high, increases 8.6% for fall

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.

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IU Trustees approve degree program in communications for IU East

IU Trustees approve degree program in communications for IU East

Indiana University East is pursing the implementation of a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies. The degree was approved by the Indiana University Board of Trustees Friday, June 20.

The degree program must next be approved by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.

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IU East BOSS program announces regional competition winners

IU East BOSS program announces regional competition winners

RICHMOND, Ind.Several area high school students involved in the Indiana University East Advancing Entrepreneurship Business Opportunities for Self Starters (BOSS) program participated in the regional competition Tuesday, June 24. The competition was held at the Richmond Civic Arts Center.

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IU East News and Notes

IU East News and Notes

Director of Gift Development begins July 1

Indiana University East recently appointed Brindy Roosa as the director of gift development. Her official start date is July 1, 2008.

As a part of her duties, Roosa will be responsible for planning and implementing IU East’s overall gift development program and will work to strategically align the university’s needs with the interests and resources of alumni and friends.

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Indiana Commission approves second graduate program for IU East

Indiana Commission approves second graduate program for IU East

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — The Indiana Commission for Higher Education today approved Indiana University East’s Master of Social Work degree. The commission’s approval is the final step in the process to implement the graduate program proposal. The decision was announced during the commission’s meeting held at Indiana State University in Terre Haute.

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