Indiana University East will award an Indiana University honorary degree to James L. Steck, Chancellor Emeritus of Ivy Tech Community College Richmond during its Commencement Ceremony. The honorary degree will recognize Steck’s exceptional leadership and service to the campus and greater community.
Indiana University East will host its 41st Commencement Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 11, at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center.
This year, the university will confer 445 baccalaureate degrees and 16 master’s degrees. The awarding of the degrees is a significant increase for IU East. In 2005, the university conferred 156 baccalaureate degrees and 86 associate degrees. IU East no longer offers associate degree programs and conferred its final four associate degrees in 2011.
Indiana University East will kick off its 40th anniversary celebration with the Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 13. The campus will continue the celebration throughout the fall, concluding with Homecoming Week in November.
Indiana University East will award an Indiana University honorary degree during its 40th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 13, at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center. The honorary degree will recognize the exceptional service to higher education that has been at the heart of the career of Earlham College President Douglas C. Bennett, Ph.D.