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Indianapolis HR expert to lead Master of Professional Studies Degree Program

Program provides unique learning experiences, access to industry leaders, and a project-based graduate learning environment The University of Indianapolis has appointed Candance Wells-Meyer as the program director for the University’s innovative Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree program in Human Resources Development and Administration, which launched earlier this year. The degree, which focuses on mid-career […]

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VIDEO: UIndy marks Commencement 2016

Despite a few sprinkles, UIndy successfully conducted its 2016 Commencement exercises Saturday, May 7, at Key Stadium. NPR Morning Edition host and Carmel native Steve Inskeep delivered an inspirational address and called up a student volunteer to present his honorary diploma to his mother in the audience. Singer-actress Jearlyn Steele sang a cappella tributes to her hero […]

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Student receives statewide award for service

Mohammed Almalak came to UIndy from Saudi Arabia for a business degree, and he will claim his diploma Saturday. But Almalak, known to friends as “Mo,” got more out of his Greyhound experience, developing a taste for community service that has benefited several local organizations and earned him a statewide award last week. The College Career […]

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800-plus volunteers to join in day of service

UIndy students move mulch at the Global Peace Initiatives community farm, near the Marion County Fairgrounds, during a previous Super Saturday of Service. UIndy students, faculty and staff will work at 25 community sites More than 800 University of Indianapolis students, faculty and staff members will donate their time and effort Saturday morning to benefit community groups, nonprofit organizations and public […]

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UIndy archives fuel WFYI Hudnut special

Former Indianapolis Mayor Bill Hudnut chats with UIndy President Robert Manuel and Mayoral Archives Director Edward Frantz at a Greyhound basketball game. The University of Indianapolis’ Mayoral Archives play a key role in a new TV special about former Indianapolis Mayor Bill Hudnut, premiering at 7:30 tonight on WFYI-TV 20. Twilight Reflections, Evening Meditations features a recent […]

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New VP to lead communications and marketing

Jeanette DeDiemar was 2014 Higher Education Marketer of the Year A strategic marketing and communications leader with extensive experience in and outside of higher education has been selected vice president of communications and marketing at the University of Indianapolis. Honored in 2014 as the American Marketing Association’s Higher Education Marketer of the Year, Jeanette Marie […]

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Campus co-chaplain earns statewide honor

UIndy co-chaplain the Rev. Jeremiah Gibbs has received this year’s Francis Asbury Award from the Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church. The award from the UMC’s General Board of Higher Education recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to higher education and campus ministries. It was presented during the church’s recent 2015 Indiana Annual […]

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UIndy releases statement on RFRA

In response to the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act, UIndy President Robert Manuel released the following statement: “The University of Indianapolis is a community of individuals committed to educating our students to live productive lives of service. We are dedicated to the principle that all people should be treated with fairness and compassion as they […]

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High-flying quintet to release debut album

From left, Dean Franke, Jon Crabiel, Mark Ortwein, Peter Hansen and Gary Walters are the Icarus Ensemble. Ortwein and Hansen are UIndy music instructors. Eight years after its founding at the University of Indianapolis, the Icarus Ensemble has produced an album. Featuring current and former UIndy Department of Music faculty, the innovative classical-jazz-pop quintet will […]

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Public Safety director on successes, challenges

Community leaders and news media came to the UIndy campus in force today to catch a public address by Troy Riggs, director of the Indianapolis Department of Public Safety. Looking back on 2014 and ahead to 2015, Riggs said the implementation of business principles and data-driven decision making — “being a little geeky” — is helping to put more police on the street […]

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