INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Ivy Tech may face more tough decisions

2013-04-12T12:19:00Z 2013-04-12T18:27:04Z INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Ivy Tech may face more tough decisionsGerry Dick Inside Indiana Business
April 12, 2013 12:19 pm  • 

The president of Ivy Tech Community College says the school has "run out of easy things to do" and must make difficult decisions such as consolidating two of its regions. Tom Snyder tells Inside INdiana Business the college faces an estimated $40 million funding gap. He says Ivy Tech will continue to limit enrollment in some programs and look at merging other regions as it outlines the next steps for the statewide institution.


Indy mayor leads India trip

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard is leading a delegation on an economic and cultural trade mission in India. The Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce says the mission will focus on information technology, life sciences and research organizations.


Mishawaka Brewhouse opens

The newest Scotty's Brewhouse location is slated to open Monday in Mishawaka. Earlier this month, the chain's Indianapolis-based parent company, A Pots & Pans Production LLC, announced it was pulling out of a Marion County location that had only been in business for nine months.


McCartney coming to Indy

A music legend has confirmed Indianapolis will be a stop on his upcoming tour. Paul McCartney will perform at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in July, marking his first concert in Indianapolis since 2002.


Fort Wayne housing bolstered

A Michigan-based community development fund is pumping $6 million into a Fort Wayne housing effort. The Courtyard of Fort Wayne will provide apartment homes for young adults aging out of foster care and homeless youth.

Atlas seeks  more drivers

Evansville-based Atlas Van Lines is looking to add drivers. The company says it has openings for nearly 150 owner operations for direct fleet positions. Atlas says potential drivers in Indiana and surrounding states are expected to be top candidates.


Shriners event means $6.1M

A worldwide fraternal organization says its annual convention will produce a significant economic boost to Indianapolis. Shriners International expects its weeklong event in June to draw more than 15,000 visitors to the city and have a $6.1 million economic impact on the region.

Muncie touts convention site

The mayor of Muncie has provided more details of a proposed downtown convention hotel that would be staffed by an advocacy group for the disabled. The Star Press reports Dennis Tyler says the more than $20 million project could break ground in October.


Coats to speak at IU event

U.S. Sen. Dan Coats will keynote a groundbreaking ceremony this month for Indiana University's new School of Global and International Studies building. IU President Michael McRobbie calls the school "one of the most important developments" in university history.


ISU education school dean

Indiana State University has hired Kandi Hill-Clarke as dean of its Bayh College of Education. She most recently served as assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs with the Tennessee Board of Regents.


DePauw names new VP

DePauw University has selected Larry Stimpert to be its next vice president for academic affairs. He currently serves as an economics and business professor at Colorado College and is expected to take office in July.

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