Construction to Begin on Ivy Tech Campus

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A groundbreaking ceremony is set for this afternoon for a new Ivy Tech Community College campus in Anderson. Work is slated to be complete in time for the 2015 fall semester. May 8, 2014

News Release

ANDERSON, Ind. - Ivy Tech Community College East Central region, along with the Anderson Campus Campaign chairs and committee members, is set to host the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Anderson campus, signifying the first step toward the construction of the facility.

Groundbreaking Ceremony

Thursday, May 8, 2014

4:00 p.m.

725 East 60th Street

Anderson, IN

The community has provided leadership by forming the Anderson Campus Campaign committee to raise the $4 million needed to fully fund the construction.

The committee includes:

Jim Ault (campaign co-chair)

Jeanne Lee (campaign co-chair)

Bill and Ann Hardacre (honorary co-chairs)

Tom Austin

Mike Austin (committee chair)

Tom Bannon (committee chair)

Jack Barber

Bill Beeler

Henry Bird

Sally DeVoe

Marian Dunnichay

Gary Erskine

Reb Gooding (committee chair)

Mary Jamerson

Kirk Klabunde (committee chair)

Nancy Likens

Rob Loose (committee chair)

Steve Madinger

Hazel Nave

Jill O’Malia

Migual Patterson

Fran Plummer

Nancy Ricker

Quinn Ricker

LaKoya Rochell

Chuck Staley

Mike Stires

Edwinia Thanas

Beth Tharp

Tom VanOsdol

Betty Williams

"We look forward to having the community join us for this monumental event in Anderson and Madison County," says James Willey, Anderson campus president. "We have worked tirelessly for nearly five years to see this project come to fruition, and the ground breaking ceremony is the first step toward the future."

The 85,000 square foot campus is slated to host classes in Fall 2015.

About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is the state's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually.

Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its communities.

In addition, its courses and programs transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.

Source: Ivy Tech Community College