For Indiana University East the past year has brought many celebrations, accomplishments and memorable moments. The campus experienced a record number of graduates who joined an alumni family now numbering over 9,000, celebrated the grand opening of the Student Events and Activities Center, and remembered the legacy of Chancellor Emeritus David Fulton who passed away.
The Indiana University East community mourns the loss of Chancellor Emeritus David Fulton. He passed away Sunday, September 11. Fulton was IU East’s fourth chancellor and led the campus from 1995-2007.
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 44th Commencement Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 15, at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center.
Indiana University and Indiana University East today broke ground on the campus’ fifth building, a Student Activities and Events Center that is expected for completion in 2016.
The Students Activities and Events Center Groundbreaking ceremony was hosted by the IU Board of Trustees, IU President Michael McRobbie and IU East Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe. Also during the ceremony, remarks were provided by Angela Dickman, chair of the IU East Board of Advisors, and IU East Student Government Association President Emily O’Brien. Dickman was joined at the podium by Felicia Quigg, both served as co-chairs of the Bold Aspirations Campaign Committee along with Bill Quigg and Daniel Dickman.
The Indiana University Board of Trustees, IU President Michael McRobbie and Indiana University East Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe will host a ground breaking ceremony for the Student Activities and Events Center at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, November 11.
Paul and Patricia Lingle and the Vigran Family Foundation have been recognized for their philanthropy, strong support and dedication to Indiana University East. Both were inducted to the IU Presidents Circle August 29 at a ceremony held in Bloomington, Ind.
This is the seventh consecutive fall the campus has experienced historic enrollment growth. Since fall 2007, IU East’s headcount enrollment has doubled.
Indiana University East will host its 43rd Commencement Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 16, at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center, located at 380 Hub Etchison Parkway.
This year, the university will confer 560 baccalaureate degrees and 61 master’s degrees. The awarding of the degrees this year marks the most awarded in IU East’s history, surpassing last year’s milestone 532 baccalaureate degrees and 28 master’s degrees.