Anderson, Indiana

Edwards to conclude presidency in 2014-15

Mon, 2014-03-03 15:57 -- univcomm
March 3, 2014

Dr. James L. Edwards, president of Anderson University, has announced his plans to conclude his presidency by the end of the 2014-15 academic year. His last year of service will mark 25 years of distinguished leadership as president of Anderson University. Currently, he is the longest serving president (in both public and private universities) in the State of Indiana.

AU receives $1 million from Lilly Endowment to improve employment opportunities for graduates

Thu, 2013-12-05 15:39 -- univcomm
December 5, 2013

Anderson University will receive $1 million to enhance and expand opportunities for its graduates to find meaningful employment in Indiana as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Initiative to Promote Opportunities Through Educational Collaborations. The Endowment awarded $62.7 million in grants to Indiana’s 39 accredited colleges and universities through this initiative.

Anderson University’s Enactus projects bring experience for students

Thu, 2013-10-31 08:13 -- univcomm
October 31, 2013
Anderson University Falls School of Business

Anderson University’s Enactus group in the Falls School of Business is an organization in which students are able to have a tangible role in multiple business activities and learn through these experiences. The major assignments that the group is working on this year are two survey projects. The first is a Community Transformation Project and the other is a Health Profile Survey.

FSB students to embark on Chicago business trip

Tue, 2013-10-22 09:33 -- univcomm
October 22, 2013
Anderson University Falls School of Business

More than 40 Anderson University Falls School of Business students and faculty will be visiting businesses in downtown Chicago on October 29-30. The group will be departing by coach bus early Tuesday so they can experience what a “regular” day entails at the firms. Dr. Jerry Fox, director of global business studies for the Falls School of Business, has planned the trip for four consecutive years.

Is it worth it? Why an AU education has great value

Mon, 2013-10-14 10:41 -- univcomm
October 14, 2013

Over the years, the demand for college-educated employees has gone up. At the same time, the cost of higher education has also risen. And in states such as Indiana, government grant assistance has decreased sharply and quickly, while student-loan debt creeps up with every college graduation. As families continue to struggle with the impact of the most recent recession, parents and incoming college students wonder if a liberal arts education is worth the cost of tuition.