For Indiana University East the past year has brought many celebrations and accomplishments including the installation of the campus’ sixth chancellor, continued record-breaking enrollment and many events connecting the campus to the community. Here’s a look in review at the most memorable moments from 2013 for IU East.
Indiana University East Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe during today’s Installation Ceremony outlined three main themes the campus will focus on to plan for its future. The themes encompass change that is grounded in values, including academic excellence and innovation; dedication to student success; and serving as a steward of place.
Indiana University East is planning several events in Richmond’s Historic Depot District during its 2013 Homecoming week, October 21-26.
“Everyone is really looking forward to all the great Homecoming events and activities on and off campus,” said Director of Gift Development Stephanie Hays-Mussoni. “The events in the Depot will be a great way to include the community in IU East Homecoming traditions. Students, faculty and staff are also excited to spend more time in the Depot District which is quickly becoming a regular gathering place for IU East students. The Depot merchants have been tremendous partners in all of these activities and we look forward to many more opportunities to bring community and campus together.”
Indiana University East will host “Homecoming 2013: This Moment We Own It” October 21-26. Alumni, friends and the campus community are invited to participate in the activities and events throughout the week. Homecoming events are sponsored by the Alumni Association, Office of Campus Life, Student Activities Advisory Team, Student Government Association, and Students Today Alumni Tomorrow.
The installation ceremony for Indiana University East Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe will be held in the historic Richmond Depot District at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, October 25, at the Pennsylvania Railroad Depot. The theme of the ceremony will highlight Indiana University East as “A Steward of Place,” symbolizing the university’s deep commitment to the community and region it serves.
During a time when the resources of both the state and east central Indiana are constrained, Indiana University East Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar has decided to forgo a traditional chancellor installation ceremony. An installation, with its pomp and circumstance, marks the beginning of a new chapter for a campus and can be a long, lavish affair.