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March / April 2016

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March / April 2016
Volume 19, Number 2




Telling It Like It Is
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels doesn’t shy away from the challenges facing higher education. He embraces the opportunities and shares his insights in this one-on-one interview. [Full story]


Changing the Model
New polytechnic high school in Indianapolis to alter the education landscape. [Full story]

From the President’s Seat
Four college/university leaders weigh in on recruitment, retention, growing expectations and more. [Full story]

Give Me a B
The B stands for both Bohlsen Group and its B Corp status. Plus, pioneer Frank Walker talks about CSR then and now. [Full story]


Representing Our State
In 2017, the fourth ship to be named USS Indiana will become part of the Navy submarine fleet. [Full story]

Indiana Vision 2025: Outstanding Talent

Looking for a New Way to Pay
Purdue ready to unveil income share agreements. Students would contribute a portion of their earnings after graduation. [Full story]

Measuring the Impact
Fifteen campuses team with Gallup for new alumni surveys. Results will help evaluate collegiate experience. [Full story]

You Can. Go Back.
More than 750,000 Hoosiers have some college credit but no degree. Here’s how employers can assist. [Full story]

Making the Connections
Postsecondary Pathways events continue to bring educators and businesses together. [Full story]

K-12 Corner
Teacher works alongside students in business; young leaders in Northwest Indiana; Hour of Code sparks interest. [Full story]

Campus Insider
Rose-Hulman corporate engagement; Bright Stars at Huntington University; mentoring through the Scholar Coach Initiative. [Full story]

Workforce Initiatives
Education Matters Southern Indiana; Build Your (Construction) Future; Greater Fort Wayne Inc. Fellows. [Full story]

Internship Excellence
Students, companies and a career development professional of the year are recognized with IMPACT Awards. [Full story]

County Focus: Vanderburgh


President’s Message

In Pictures

Tweet Street

Found Elsewhere
Value of education

Guest Column
Eleven Fifty Academy