As the 2016-27 academic year comes to a close, the Anderson University Board of Trustees voted to confer emeritus status upon three departing faculty members.
“Faculty emeritus status is conferred by the Board of Trustees to certain faculty members who retire after having served the university under honorable circumstances for a total of 15 or more years,” Provost Marie Morris explained.
Rain or shine, the annual St. Vincent –YMCA Kidz Marathon at Anderson University will be held Sat., May 13. This free event for children through eighth grade promotes health, fitness and good lifestyle choices. In the weeks preceding the run, children run or walk to complete all but the last mile of a marathon.
Anderson University's Operation Foundation Project Anderson has received a grant to financially support its week of service projects this year. The grant will reimburse the group for the expenses they have for these projects from April 18 through 22.
Anderson University will be adding another alum to the Orr Fellowship program this summer. Senior Libby Durbin was one of 50 college students accepted to begin the Orr Fellowship program out of 1,100 applicants. She started the application process in August 2016. She successfully went through a round of interviews and a networking event before being offered a spot.
Ryann Hartzell, a biochemistry major, spent seven weeks in Kisumu, Kenya, with Spread the Word Ministries, treating common diseases and assisting in classes at the Kenya International School of Theology. “It’s not about you, and it’s not about your experiences. It’s about them and glorifying God through the experience,” said Hartzell.