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Education
1:50 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Ray Wallace, IU Southeast's Next Chancellor, Wants People to Finish Degrees and More Outreach

Ray Wallace
Credit IU Southeast

IU Southeast next chancellor said one place of emphasis will be finding people in Southern Indiana and Louisville who've started but never finished degree programs.

The demographic research shows that the region has plenty of people who fit that description, said Ray Wallace, who this week was appointed IU Southeast's next leader.

So that's one area he'll want to focus.

“We need to do a better job, I think, in terms of working with people to complete their degrees," Wallace said.

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Local News
2:49 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Meryl Streep to Recieve Honorary Degree From Indiana University

Meryl Streep at the San Sebastian International Film Festival in 2008
Wikipedia

Indiana University has announced actress Meryl Streep will receive an honorary doctoral degree during an April visit to the Bloomington campus.

Streep will receive the degree during a ceremony in the beginning of her Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker Lecture on April 16.

Streep has received 18 Academy Award nominations and 28 Golden Globe nominations, more than any other actor in the history of either award. She has won three Academy Awards and eight Golden Globes.

She’s up for an Oscar this year for her role in the film August: Osage County.

Education
11:00 am
Sun January 26, 2014

Finalists to be IU Southeast Chancellor to Appear on Campus

Credit IU Southeast

The four finalists to be the next chancellor of Indiana Southeast will chat in the next several days with students, faculty, staff and community members.

Following the finalists' visits to the New  Albany campus, the search committee will make recommendations to top Indiana University system administrators as to who should replace Sandra Patterson-Randles, who retired last year as IU Southeast's chancellor.

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Local News
3:58 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Indiana University Joins Coalition Fighting Gay Marriage Ban

Indiana University has joined a bipartisan campaign fighting a proposed state constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriages.

The university announced Monday it is joining Freedom Indiana, a coalition that includes Eli Lilly & Co., Cummins Inc. and the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce.

IU President Michael McRobbie says the amendment would turn some prospective employees away from Indiana and make it more difficult to remain economically competitive.

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Education
4:42 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Former Sen. Lugar Joins IU Faculty

Former Sen. Richard Lugar will join former Congressman Lee Hamilton as a professor in Indiana University's new School of Global and International Studies.

The pairing announced Thursday in Bloomington gives the school two of the foremost U.S. authorities on foreign relations.

The Herald-Times reports Lugar also will donate his Senate papers to the Herman B Wells Library on the Bloomington campus.

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Local News
2:53 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

IU Unveils Tuition Break For "On Time" Grads

Indiana University students who graduate within four years could pay less tuition than those who take longer under a plan unveiled this week by President Michael McRobbie.

The on-time completion award program will freeze tuition for students after their sophomore year if they are on track to graduate in four years.

The program takes effect next fall. It will provide eligible students financial awards equal to any increase in tuition and fees that they would otherwise incur during their final two years at IU.

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Education
3:27 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

Former Indiana Chief Justice To Lead U.S. Legal Education Panel

Former Indiana Supreme Court Justice Randall Shepard will lead a task force looking into the state of legal education across America.

The panel was appointed by the American Bar Association.   Shepard says it will examine the way schools prepare their students to practice law, and the economic state of the profession.

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