IUP received the following gifts of $25,000 or more, made to the
Foundation for IUP between November 1 and February 22. The university community thanks all who invest in IUP and its students.
- $100,000 from the Reschini Group in support of football and men’s basketball
- $100,000 from the estate of Dorothy Brown Ruoff ’50 to benefit scholarships
- $43,000 from Jim Dickey ’64 and Mary Ann Dickey. This gift supplied an equipment kit for every nursing major entering the clinical experience in the spring semester.
- $35,000 from Michael Zang ’73 and Karen Focht Zang ’73 to establish a scholarship endowment for students who commit to IUP’s Military Science Department
- $30,000 from Terry Serafini ’61 in support of the Sutton Scholarship
- $25,000 from Sue McMurdy ’78 in support of initiatives for the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
- $25,000 from the Leonard and Mary Jane Schafer Foundation in support of the Lively Arts program
A racist photo that went viral on social media has brought an age-old problem—at IUP and across the nation—to the forefront of campus business.
IUP’s new academic building, replacing Keith and Leonard halls, houses the space, the technology, and the minds to prepare today’s students for tomorrow.
Losing the Original Leonard
When the original Leonard Hall caught fire, two Indiana State Teachers College students, back early from Easter break, happened by and contacted authorities. Now in their mid-80s, those students share their memories.
Considered Indiana Normal School’s guiding spirit, Jane Leonard inspired thousands of students and, perhaps, a U.S. president.
Ben McAdoo ’00 is the first IUP alumnus to play or coach in the NFL without having played a down for his alma mater.
Dick Macedonia '66, former CEO of Sodexo, reflects on his efforts to make Sodexo a more inclusive company.
Selected IUP faculty respond to the question:"What is one thing you teach or have taught that you think will be gone from lesson plans 15 years from now?"
The recently redesigned IUP website shows off the campus with two new features: a set of virtual tours and an interactive map.