2022 Archives


IUP Graduate Student Selected for Department of State Project

The US Department of State has selected Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate student Jimalee Sowell for a nine-week English Language Specialist virtual project. Sowell is a PhD candidate in IUP’s Composition and Applied Linguistics program.

Creely Named Dean of IUP School of Graduate Studies and Research

Hilliary Creely, who has been serving as the interim dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has been appointed to the permanent position after consultation with key university stakeholders, President Michael Driscoll announced.

Participate in the System-wide Climate Survey, Jan. 31 to March 4

On January 31, IUP students, faculty, and staff will be invited to participate in the System-wide Climate Survey. The anonymous survey is designed to take the pulse of each university’s campus climate and will help IUP, as well as Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education, identify trends, challenges, and opportunities for continued growth.

COVID Safety, In-Person Classes, Diversity Survey, New Deans, MLK Day—Driscoll’s Update

President Michael Driscoll discusses COVID-19 safety plans, a new It’s on Us PA grant, and an upcoming survey on diversity, equity, and inclusion issues. He also congratulates two new deans and gives a Martin Luther King Jr. Day panel preview.

IUP Plans to Begin Spring Semester with In-Person Instruction on January 18

IUP plans to begin the spring 2022 semester as planned, with in-person classes starting Jan. 18. We will continue to monitor conditions and adjust as necessary based on potential changes in the situation and/or in the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.