Edwina L. Helton, professor of English, at Indiana University East received the Frederick Bachman Lieber Memorial Award for distinguished teaching. The award was presented by Indiana University at the Founders Day ceremony held March 29 in Bloomington.
Over 75 students, alumni and staff from Indiana University East will attend Indiana University’s 18th annual Hoosiers for Higher Education Statehouse Visit on Tuesday, February 17. This year Purdue University will join IU as part of Innovation Alliance Day.
IU East is taking its largest group ever to discuss higher education and the campus’ request for a Health and Wellness Center with state senators and representatives. IU has included $17.5 million for construction of the center in its 2009-11 capital appropriations request submitted to the General Assembly this year.
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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.
Area business leaders and guests are invited to attend the annual Indiana University Business Outlook Forum presented by Indiana University East Alumni Association, the Eastern Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association and the IU Kelley School of Business.
The Indiana University East Alumni Association will host Indiana University’s the Singing Hoosiers at 7 p.m. on Friday, October 17. The Singing Hoosiers will perform in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. The event kicks off a new series in which the IU East Alumni Association will bring Indiana University entertainment to campus each semester.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana University is asking students from all eight IU campuses to share their university spirit with the world through a student video contest on the popular video sharing Web site YouTube.
The contest, now in its second year, is part of the university’s “Celebrate IU” festivities, a month of special events beginning Oct. 1 that this year will include IU President Michael McRobbie’s first State of the University address, world-class performances, art exhibits and building dedications.
Indiana University East is well on its way to naming a new chancellor. Finalists for the position will visit the Richmond 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 McRobbie. McRobbie will make the selection subject to approval by the IU Board of Trustees.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — The Indiana Commission for Higher Education today approved Indiana University East’s Master of Social Work degree. The commission’s approval is the final step in the process to implement the graduate program proposal. The decision was announced during the commission’s meeting held at Indiana State University in Terre Haute.
It’s a night of funk, soul and R&B with one of the finest collegiate popular music ensembles. IU Soul Revue returns to Indiana University East with its energetic show at 7 p.m. on February 21. The performance will be held in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall, and is free and open to the public.
Established in 1971, IU Soul Revue is known for its musicianship and delivery of sounds of timeless R&B, soul, funk and contemporary urban black popular music. Performances feature original compositions along with arrangements of works recorded by Stevie Wonder; Earth, Wind and Fire; Patti Labelle, Kelly Price, D’Angelo, Mary J. Blige, Eric Benet and more. The Revue is a full ensemble, featuring male and female lines, horns, rhythm section, at times augmented by strings and dancers.
The IU East Office of Multicultural Affairs is sponsoring the event. For more information about this event, call Tim Williams, director of Multicultural Affairs, at (765) 973-8320. For more information about events at IU East, visit the university’s Web site at www.iue.edu.
The Indiana University Board of Trustees approved a proposal by Indiana University East to offer a Master of Social Work degree at its campus in Richmond. Approval for the graduate program came during the trustees’ business meeting today held at the IU East campus.