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University could feel impact of COVID-19 for the next four years

University could feel impact of COVID-19 for the next four years

Rhonda Wheeler, Editor-in-Chief November 5, 2020

Steve Bridges, vice president of finance and administration, said the university could feel the impact of this semester for the next four years as the smaller freshman class works its way through the pipeline. The...

University down $4.6 million

University down $4.6 million

Rhonda Wheeler, Editor-in-Chief October 1, 2020

Steve Bridges, vice president for finance and administration, said that the university has a shortfall of $4.6 million at a Zoom meeting last Thursday. “To summarize, the 2020-2021 budget has two...

Trustees approve housing, meal plan increases for third straight year

Trustees approve housing, meal plan increases for third straight year

Rhonda Wheeler, Community Engagement Manager September 5, 2019

The Board of Trustees unanimously voted to increase student housing and meal plan costs for the next school year during their meeting Thursday morning. Meal plans will be increasing by $22 for is for...

Pemberton chosen as next Chief Financial Officer

Pemberton chosen as next Chief Financial Officer

Riley Guerzini, News Editor January 16, 2018

The student government executive board has selected junior finance major Grant Pemberton as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the semester. Pemberton will be replacing junior economics and international...

Tuition to spike over next two years

Tuition to spike over next two years

Riley Guerzini, News Editor June 8, 2017

The university Board of Trustees moved to increase tuition to $7,460 for the 2017-18 school year and $7,829 in 2018-19. Tuition for 2016-17 currently sits at $7,105. The increase also includes a $2.50...

Members of Archie’s Army cheer on the volleyball team during a game last year. The organization is the university’s official student section.

Archie’s Army aims to break from SGA

Riley Guerzini, News Editor March 28, 2017

In just two years, Archie’s Army has outgrown its SGA roots. Archie’s Army, which is the “student cheer block” at university sporting events according to SGA’s website, was brought up as an...

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Bennett: Funding formulas ‘not working’

Riley Guerzini, News Editor March 20, 2017

If the Indiana House of Representatives has its way, the university will lose over $14,000 in funding for next year. “We don’t know if we are going to stay here, but we don't know how much it is...

Board of Trustees approves new degree

Riley Guerzini, News Editor March 15, 2017

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...

SGA focuses on membership, budget

SGA focuses on membership, budget

Riley Guerzini, New's Editor November 29, 2016

With rising membership over the course of the semester, SGA released its  remaining budget for the year, keeping in mind the cost of its new members. SGA President Ashley Wright said she is pleased...

SGA members negotiate 16-17 budget

Gabi Wy, News Editor April 13, 2016

Alex Hoffmann wasn’t happy with Aaron McCullough’s Student Government Association budget proposal. McCullough, SGA’s Chief Financial Officer, presented a tentative budget for the organization to...

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