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Empire Contractors awarded PAC construction

Empire Contractors awarded PAC construction

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
April 12, 2017
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The Board of Trustees Finance and Audit committee elected to award Evansville construction company Empire Contractors the contract for the renovation of the Physical Activities Center (PAC). “The project is without a doubt going to be a transformational moment for our campus, our students and this c...

Board of Trustees approves new degree

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
March 15, 2017
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The Board of Trustees approved the Doctor of Education degree and reviewed the budget for the next biennium at its meeting March 2. The new degree for the Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education is scheduled to be implemented during the  fall of 2017. The degree requires a minimum of 60 credit hours for...

Trustees approve budget

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer
September 7, 2016
Filed under News

A new budget was approved at the Board of Trustees meeting September 1. The budget includes increased funding for Historic New Harmony, a contract with the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office to increase campus security and a STEM Innovation and Expansion Initiative to support the growth of the un...

New fee hard to see

Gabi Wy, Features Editor
September 1, 2016
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Junior John Mathews didn’t know the student activity fee doubled this fall, and he said he’d have liked to be notified. Over the summer, the Board of Trustees approved the doubling of the student activity fee after a spring proposal pushed by Student Government Association. The increase is vis...

‘People-focused’ trustee backs importance of education

‘People-focused’ trustee backs importance of education

Matthew Devault, Staff Writer
August 18, 2016
Filed under News

Ellis Redd believes education is an equalizer. “It doesn’t matter who you are, or where you come from, an education can level the playing field and help you achieve things that you probably otherwise wouldn’t achieve,” Redd said. “I’m an example of that.”

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Board of Trustees provides construction updates, welcomes new members

Sarah Loesch
July 14, 2016
Filed under News

The Board of Trustees welcomed three new members to its table at the inaugural meeting in the newly opened Griffin Center Thursday afternoon. Current Student Government Association President, Ashley Wright, gave her first presentation at the table in which she noted her readiness for her new role i...

STORIFY: Trustees wrap up semester

Gabi Wy, News Editor
April 29, 2016
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STORIFY: University aims to expand

Gabi Wy, News Editor
March 3, 2016
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Storify: Trustees talk charges, projects, future

Gabi Wy, News Editor
January 14, 2016
Filed under News

The Board of Trustees met at 10 a.m. EST in Indianapolis today to discuss progress made since its last meeting Nov. 5.

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Student appointee aims for university growth

Student appointee aims for university growth

Zackary Willem
July 12, 2015
Filed under Features

Evan Stieler was diagnosed with celiac disease when he was only 13 years old. During his treatments, his family physician Dr. Brent Cochren helped him realize what he wanted to be in life -  an orthopedic physician. Now a junior pre-medicine biology major, Stieler has found another way to hel...

Board of Trustees approves tuition increase

Megan Thorne
July 10, 2015
Filed under News

The Board of Trustees approved a 6 percent tuition increase that will span the next two academic years Thursday during a regular meeting at the New Harmony Inn and Conference Center. Tuition for in-state, undergraduate students will increase from $6,697 to $6,898 in 2015-2016 - a 3 percent increase...

The 40-year-old venue: Much needed PAC renovation finally in the works

Jerry McCartney
November 11, 2014
Filed under Sports

The university is about to embark on its second $16 million building project in the past three years with the renovations to the Physical Activities Center scheduled to take place in late 2015. This is the first big renovation to the PAC since its doors opened in 1980. The Board of Trustees approv...

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