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IU East recognizes faculty and staff excellence during Honors Convocation

IU East recognizes faculty and staff excellence during Honors Convocation

Indiana University East recognized several faculty and staff with awards for their service to the university during the Honors Convocation ceremony held April 19.

Rob Tolley, senior lecturer in anthropology and sociology, is this year’s recipient of the Helen Lees Award, established in 1991. Professor Emeritus Lees passed away in 1992, but her spirit continues in this annual award to honor a full-time faculty member who has taught at least 10 semesters at IU East.

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IU East Center for Development receives grant for the Academy for Cultivating Talent

IU East Center for Development receives grant for the Academy for Cultivating Talent

The Indiana University East Center for Leadership Development will receive a grant from the Indiana University Women’s Philanthropy Council to establish a new Academy for Cultivating Talent. The IU Women’s Philanthropy Council announced the award recipients on March 6.

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IU East faculty available to comment on the State of the Union

IU East faculty available to comment on the State of the Union

Indiana University East faculty will be available preceding President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address tonight.

Scales is the director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and lecturer of business administration for the School of Business and Economics. Scales’ research and creative activities are involved in marketing and entrepreneurship with a strong focus on community.

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IU East announces new associate vice chancellor for Academic Affairs

IU East announces new associate vice chancellor for Academic Affairs

Ross Alexander is the new associate vice chancellor for Academic Affairs at Indiana University East. Alexander joined the campus January 3, 2012.

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.

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Associate professor of English receives National Endowment for the Arts fellowship

Associate professor of English receives National Endowment for the Arts fellowship

Jean Harper, associate professor of English, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for writing (prose). The fellowship will support work on her book, Horses and Divorces.

The fellowship is designed to give writers the time and freedom to pursue their work; the creative writing fellowships are the NEA’s most direct investment in America’s artists. Harper is the only person in Indiana to receive the fellowship in literature for this year.

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