Indiana University East Chancellor Nasser Paydar received good news during the Celebration of Campus and Community.
Indiana University East would like to invite the public to the Celebration of Campus and Community planned for Tuesday, June 16 on the Springwood Hall lawn. The celebration is being held on the IU East campus and is replacing a traditional installation ceremony for Chancellor Nasser Paydar.
During a time when the resources of both the state and east central Indiana are constrained, Indiana University East Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar has decided to forgo a traditional chancellor installation ceremony. An installation, with its pomp and circumstance, marks the beginning of a new chapter for a campus and can be a long, lavish affair.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised its Pandemic Alert Level to 5 due to the swine/bird/human flu virus. Today, Chancellor Nasser Paydar reassured the faculty, staff and students that the university is working closely with officials in the city of Richmond, Wayne County, Ivy Tech Community College and Reid Hospital & Health Care Services.
Chancellor Nasser Paydar knew when he came to Indiana University East that he wanted to increase the communication level of the campus, and to make his leadership style transparent to staff and students alike.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 31, 2008
RICHMOND, Ind. — Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie today (Oct. 31) announced the appointment of Nasser H. Paydar as chancellor of Indiana University East, effective Jan. 1, 2009, subject to the approval of the IU Board of Trustees at their December meeting.
In a major move forward for Indiana University East, the university has begun one of its largest searches with plans to hire 13 faculty members for fall 2008. This group of recruits will join 84 full-time faculty who excel in teaching and scholarly activity.
Indiana University East is reorganizing its senior administrative structure to support more directly its expanded mission as a comprehensive bachelor’s and master’s degree institution. This new structure places emphasis on academics and the academic needs of students, while also providing for the effective management of a broad range student activities, events and services. As a public institution serving the residents in east central Indiana and west central Ohio, the university has a special responsibility to meet regional needs for higher education in as efficient way as possible.