Indiana University East has received over 125 different suggestions for a new mascot but is encouraging the public to continue submitting their ideas. The online suggestion box for the mascot closes December 31, 2007.
Indiana University East is on the search for a new mascot.
Interim Chancellor Nasser Paydar accepted a recommendation last week from a steering committee of students, faculty, staff, and alumni to change the mascot name from the Pioneers.
Indiana University East is now a member of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC). The announcement today comes days after IU East was accepted to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). IU East became an official NAIA member on Monday, October 1. Joining the KIAC is the final step in IU East’s process to launch intercollegiate athletics.
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Richmond, Ind. – Today the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced that it officially accepted IU East as a member of its association at its national meeting in Kansas. IU East will now pursue conference membership in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletics Conference.
Richmond, Ind. – Indiana University East invites the community to an NAIA Tip-Off Party on Tuesday, October 2, to celebrate joining the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The official announcement regarding IU East’s membership is expected Monday, October 1, from the NAIA during its national meeting in Kansas.