Richmond, Ind. – The Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law has entered into an agreement with all five of IU’s regional campuses to create the Indiana University Regional Law Scholars program. Alumni of and current students at IU Northwest, South Bend, Kokomo, East, and Southeast are eligible to apply. The first students in the program will begin law school in fall 2016.
Indiana University East will have a new executive vice chancellor for Academic Affairs beginning July 1, 2016. Michelle Malott, Ph.D., has been named to the position and will serve as the chief academic and student affairs officer as well as the institution’s senior administrative officer.
Indiana University East awarded six scholarships for the 2015 Summer Research Scholar Program. Undergraduate students receive $2,000 to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
Larry Richards has been appointed interim chancellor of Indiana University East, university officials have announced. He will take over from Chancellor Nasser Paydar, who has led the campus since 2007 and who has taken a new leadership role at IUPUI.
As the associate vice chancellor for Academic Affairs, Alexander will provide oversight and coordination of academic accreditations, community college articulations, assessment of student learning outcomes, new academic program development, compliance and disclosure issues, and campus data analysis and reporting.