This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. The Honor Roll list is available online.
Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie announced the selection of Kathryn Cruz-Uribe as the new chancellor of the IU East campus, subject to the approval of the IU Board of Trustees. Cruz-Uribe has been serving as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at California State University, Monterey Bay.
Education reformist and award-winning author Jonathan Kozol will visit Indiana University East April 3 at 7 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. Kozol will present a lecture titled “Children and Teachers Under Siege: Race, Poverty, and the Public Schools.”
Interim Chancellor Larry Richards will present “The State of Public Higher Education and its Implications for IU East.” Richards, whose academic background is in engineering, business management and operations research, has been Interim Chancellor since June 2012. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Professor of Management and Informatics at IU East since 2004.
The next Indiana University East Alumni Association legislative forum will be held from 8-9 a.m. on Friday, February 22, in the Springwood Hall Graf Center. The forums are an opportunity for the community to have an in-person discussion with Senator Allen Paul and Representatives Tom Saunders and Dick Hamm.
The Positive Place Initiative presents “Chew on This,” a series of small group discussions focused on issues and action items collected from the 300 voices at the BOOST—Building On Our Strengths Together—event held at the end of January.
An original art piece by India Cruse-Griffin will be unveiled during the Positive Place Initiative’s upcoming event, BOOST (Building On Our Strengths Together), on Thursday, January 31, at noon in Lingle Hall, Reid Hospital & Health Care Services. The artwork grew out of the county’s Positive Place Initiative and IU East’s “One Book, Many Voices” project.
The Positive Place Initiative will bring over 250 people together from the community for BOOST (Building On Our Strengths Together) on Thursday, January 31, at noon in Lingle Hall, Reid Hospital & Health Care Services. The Positive Place Initiative will host the working lunch to create and BOOST the community conversation about taking action and creating a more vibrant community.
Indiana University East Campus Library and Center for Service-Learning have been selected as a community host site for World Book Night 2013. The goal of this World Book Night is to get books into the hands of people to encourage reading for enjoyment.
Indiana University East has named four finalists in the search for a new chancellor. Finalists will visit the 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 A. McRobbie and Executive Vice President John Applegate. McRobbie will make the final selection, subject to approval by the IU Board of Trustees.