Wayne Township Board of Ed to Allow Referendum to Expire

The Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township will let its 2015 operational referendum expire. The MSD Wayne Board of Education, which finalized the decision at its meeting earlier this week, says the district was facing a number of financial difficulties when it passed the referendum.... Read More

Purdue Global Partners With Kearney Medical Center

Purdue University Global is partnering with the Kearney Regional Medical Center in Nebraska to offer discounted tuition rates for staff and their families. The university says it is offering 20% tuition reduction for undergraduate programs, 14% reduction for graduate programs and 10% reduction for doctoral programs.... Read More

Franklin College Receives $1.8M Real Estate Gift

Franklin College has received a $1.8 million real estate gift from Southpoint Farm LLC. The college says the 29-acre property, which is located near its campus on Forest Road in Franklin, will be a biological field station used for botany and field ecology research by students and faculty.... Read More

Trine Offers Revamped Degree Programs

Trine University has made changes to its online information systems and organizational leadership degree programs it says will create more transfer options and learning opportunities. The university says its Bachelor of Science in information systems now includes concentrations in management and leadership, healthcare, marketing, cybersecurity, and game design and esports.... Read More

Grace College President Retires Early

Grace College President Dr. Bill Katip has retired from his role at Grace College & Seminary. The college says Katip will continue in the role of senior advisor through the upcoming transition and the 2022-2023 school year.... Read More

State Releases 2021 Graduation Rates

The Indiana Department of Education has released the 2021 state graduation rates. The IDOE says data found that 86.7% of students in the class of 2021 graduated, down one percentage point from the previous year.... Read More

Wabash, Purdue Partner on R&D

Lafayette-based manufacturer Wabash (NYSE: WNC) has inked a five-year research and development partnership with Purdue University. The company, which produces a variety of trailers, truck bodies and related components, says the goal to accelerate efforts to bring innovative products to market.... Read More

Department of Ed Awards $35M for Student Learning

The Indiana Department of Education is awarding more than $35 million in state and federal grant funds to 123 community partners and schools around the state. The IDOE says the funding will support learning in literacy, mathematics and college and career readiness for students in 56 Indiana counties.... Read More

INLearning Partnership Helps Teachers

A coalition of education-focused organizations, including the Indiana Department of Education, has launched the INLearning Partnership to provide comprehensive professional learning resources for Indiana teachers... Read More

Indy Ed Tech Company Lands Flywheel Fund Investment

An Indianapolis-based augmented analytics company focused on higher education has secured a $50,000 investment from Flywheel Fund, a capital fund run by The Mill in Bloomington. Invoke Learning says it will use the funding to fuel sales and marketing efforts.... Read More

IU, Salesforce Establish Faculty Fellows Program

Indiana University's Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering is teaming up with Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) to launch a program for graduate students. IU says the Salesforce Faculty Fellows program will pair Salesforce executives with faculty and students in the Luddy School's AI Development and Experience Lab, or LAIDEL.... Read More

Board of Ed Approves Indiana GPS Indicators

The Indiana State Board of Education has approved a set of indicators that will be used to measure school performance. The indicators will be incorporated into the Indiana Graduates Prepared to Succeed, or Indiana GPS, dashboard, which was established following the passage of a bill earlier this year by the state legislature.... Read More

Ivy Tech, Baptist Health Partner in Sellersburg

Ivy Tech Community College and Louisville-based Baptist Health have announced a $2.5 million partnership. Ivy Tech says the commitment will establish the Baptist Health School of Health Sciences and support renovations of Pfau Hall on its Sellersburg campus.... Read More

IU Foundation Names New President, CEO

The Indiana University Foundation has named J Thomas Forbes its president and chief executive officer. Forbes has served in the role on an interim basis since former President Dan Smith stepped down last year to return to the IU Kelley School of Business faculty.... Read More