Valparaiso University has appointed Susan VanZanten dean of Christ College — The Honors College, effective July 1. She joins the college as its first female dean during its 50th year as an honors college. VanZanten has worked at Seattle Pacific University since 1993, most recently as professor of English. She holds a Ph.D. and master of arts from Emory University and a bachelor of arts from Westmont College.
As a woman who has built a career in a STEM field, technology, I have come to realize that collaboration is an essential ingredient for organizational growth and survival. As my year serving as president for Women & Hi Tech comes to an end, one of the most impactful takeaways for me has been how a shared vision and strategic partnerships can help change the landscape for women studying science, technology, engineering or math in Indiana.
JPMorgan Chase has promoted Christina Moungey to Indiana region manager for middle market banking, part of the firm’s commercial banking business. In her new role, she will be leading a team of bankers to serve local midsize companies on their banking and financial needs, including cash management, credit and financing and international banking. Moungey succeeds Bob McElwain, who recently was named head of the national agriculture sector for commercial banking.
By Jonathan Koop Portfolio Manager, Bedel Financial Consulting Inc.
The bond market's yield curve is sending us warning signals of an impending recession. What exactly is the yield curve? Is it really an indicator of the health of our economy? Should you care what shape it's in - steep, flat, or inverted? Yes, investors should pay attention! Let's start with the basics...
Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment Corp. (Nasdaq: CZR) has completed its $1.7 billion acquisition of Centaur Holdings LLC in Indianapolis. The deal adds Hoosier Park Racing and Casino in Anderson and Indiana Grand Racing and Casino in Shelbyville to Caesars' portfolio. The company says it will invest $50 million into various property improvements and IT upgrades at both facilities. Caesars says it plans to add table games to both properties, pending necessary approvals.
Multiple statewide boards and commissions will have new or reappointed members. Governor Eric Holcomb has announced appointments to the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board, Indiana Uniform Law Commission and Ports Commission. They include...
The Indiana State Fair has unveiled the winners of its 20th annual Indiana Brewers' Cup. The competition is split between professional brewers and home brewers, and presents medals for beers in a variety of categories.