Rose-Hulman Professor to Compete on Jeopardy!

A professor of English at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology will be in the national spotlight this week. Julia Williams will take part in the inaugural Jeopardy! Professors Tournament, in which 15 instructors from colleges and universities throughout the country will compete for a... Read More

Early Learning Indiana Awards Childcare Grants

Early Learning Indiana has awarded $1.7 million in Closing the Gap grants to 18 organizations to help address childcare access issues. The Indianapolis-based nonprofit says the funding will support statewide efforts to increase capacity and quality, and ensure affordability and choice for families.... Read More

Vincennes University Extends President’s Contract

Vincennes University has extended the contract for President Dr. Chuck Johnson through 2024. Board of Trustees Chair John Stachura and others praised Johnson for his “superb leadership and contributions to fulfilling the University’s mission.”... Read More

VU Forms Transfer Agreement With Chinese College

Vincennes University is partnering with Yancheng Polytechnic College in China to offer a new transfer option for students. Through the agreement, Yancheng Polytechnic College graduates can transfer to VU and earn a Bachelor of Science in Technology.... Read More

Hoosier Schools Included in Princeton Review ‘Top 50’ List

Two Hoosier universities are included on the “Top 50 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2022” list from The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. The ranking is based on institutional survey data, including academic offerings, experiential learning opportunities, and career outcomes.... Read More

Department of Education Awards PRIME Grants

The Indiana Department of Education has awarded 22 schools around the state with grants to support the launch of the Indiana Postsecondary Ready Investigative Mathematics Experience math transitions course. The IDOE says the funding will support students as they develop and retain math skills needed for after high school.... Read More

Earlham College Adding Majors

Earlham College students will have new options as the college expands offerings. The college says it is adding new majors in business and accounting, as well as four new computer science concentrations beginning in the fall of 2022.... Read More

IPS to Share Referendum Funds with Charter Schools

Indianapolis Public Schools approved a plan Thursday to share an estimated $27.5 million of referendum funds with its network of independent charter schools over the next few years. The vote by the school board comes amid growing pressure from families, school leaders and advocates for the property-tax funds to directly benefit students enrolled in innovation charter schools.... Read More