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President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum, December 9

President Driscoll’s next Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty, staff, and students on issues of their choosing will be on Friday, December 9, 2016, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 12/8/2016 9:30:28 AM

Holiday Open House for Employees and Retirees, December 2

You are invited to the Holiday Open House in honor of IUP employees and retirees on Friday, December 2, 2016, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the University Museum, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 11/17/2016 10:47:33 AM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum, November 15

President Driscoll’s next Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty, staff, and students on issues of their choosing will be on Tuesday, November 15, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 11/14/2016 12:06:29 PM

Full Audio from President’s Fall 2016 Mid-Semester Briefing

Full audio recording of IUP President Michael Driscoll’s November 11, 2016, mid-semester briefing, as well as an excerpt of the briefing that was e-mailed to students, faculty, and staff the same day.

Posted on 11/11/2016 4:26:30 PM

President’s Mid-Semester Briefing, November 11

President Driscoll will offer a mid-semester briefing on important university matters on Friday, November 11, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 11/7/2016 5:24:36 PM

Announcing the President's Commission on Diversity and Inclusion

The creation of the President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion is a step toward achieving our vision of a diverse and welcoming community of students, faculty, and staff at IUP.

Posted on 10/27/2016 1:42:21 PM

President Driscoll Comments on Announcement of Tentative Agreement with Faculty Union

With the announcement of a tentative agreement with the faculty union, we can return our focus to this core mission: providing the highest quality education to our students.

Posted on 10/23/2016 10:04:22 PM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum, October 18

President Driscoll’s next Open Forum, where he will take questions from IUP faculty, staff, and students on issues of their choosing, will be on Tuesday, October 18, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 10/17/2016 12:29:32 PM

Student Death: Casey Barrett

President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Casey Barrett, 21, a sophomore management major from Shavertown, on Thursday, October 6, 2016.

Posted on 10/7/2016 4:44:09 PM

Applicants Sought for Student Trustee Seat, 2017–19

Applications are now being accepted for the student seat on the Council of Trustees. Completed applications must be returned to the President’s Office no later than 4:30 p.m. on November 8, 2016.

Posted on 10/3/2016 2:47:59 PM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum, September 21

President Driscoll’s next Open Forum, where he will take questions from IUP faculty, staff, and students on issues of their choosing, will be on Wednesday, September 21, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 9/19/2016 9:30:26 AM

Council of Trustees Public Meeting, September 15

The IUP community is invited to attend the public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees on Thursday, September 15, at 5:00 p.m. in the PNC Room, Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 9/13/2016 3:12:41 PM

Student Death: Mason Cunningham

President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Mason Cunningham, 20, a sophomore geology major from Punxsutawney, on Saturday, September 10, 2016.

Posted on 9/12/2016 10:02:22 AM

September 11 Anniversary Remembrance Program to be Held Sunday

IUP will host a 15-year anniversary remembrance program September 11, 2016, between 8:30 a.m. and noon to reflect on the 2001 attacks on the United States. A tent will be set up in the Oak Grove with a display honoring the three IUP alumni lost in the fall of the World Trade Center. Music will be presented by student members of the IUP Wind Ensemble between 8:30 and 9:00 a.m.

Posted on 9/7/2016 3:28:04 PM

President’s Invitation to Freshman Convocation for Class of 2020

The president invites the university community to attend Freshman Convocation on August 28, 2016.

Posted on 8/23/2016 9:27:36 AM

Message from the Chancellor Regarding State System’s Fact Center

As we look to begin a new academic year, Frank Brogan, chancellor of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education, has a message to share with students and employees.

Posted on 8/17/2016 2:30:41 PM

Opening of Academic Year, Followed by Picnic in Oak Grove

President Michael Driscoll invites faculty, students, staff, and the Indiana community to the Opening of the Academic Year 2016–17 on Friday, August 26, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 8/9/2016 4:38:19 PM

Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement Established

IUP will begin the fall semester with a Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement, accomplished in great part through a reorganization of several units within the Student Affairs division. The center will eventually make its home in a $2.7-million renovated space on the first floor of Elkin Hall.

Posted on 7/31/2016 1:55:51 PM

Faculty Death: Patrick McCreary

President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Patrick McCreary, a faculty member in the Department of Theater and Dance, on Thursday, May 12, 2016.

Posted on 5/13/2016 3:56:42 PM

Council of Trustees Public Meeting, May 5

The IUP community is invited to attend the public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees on Thursday, May 5, at 5:00 p.m. in Conference Room 6/7, in the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 5/2/2016 2:47:54 PM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum, April 29

President Driscoll’s next Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty, staff, and students on issues of their choosing will be on Friday, April 29, 2016 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 4/28/2016 10:58:59 AM

Invitation to Groundbreaking and Sutton Bench Unveiling

President Michael Driscoll invites you to attend the North Dining Groundbreaking Ceremony on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at 11:30 a.m. in the Blue Room of John Sutton Hall, followed by the unveiling of the Sutton Bench and a reception.

Posted on 4/27/2016 4:17:17 PM

Thank You for Participating in IUP’s Middle States Process

President Driscoll thanks everyone who participate in the Middle States Commission on Higher Education Site Team visit.

Posted on 4/19/2016 3:56:26 PM

IUP Diversity and Inclusion Symposium

President Driscoll expresses his appreciation to those who have been working diligently to develop programs on inclusion, including the IUP Diversity and Inclusion Symposium on April 26, at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 4/13/2016 10:26:38 AM

Reminder: IUP Middle States Site Visit

The Middle States Site Team will be on campus starting Sunday, April 10 until Wednesday, April 13. Please plan on attending an open session as your schedule allows.

Posted on 4/8/2016 9:56:44 AM

Budget Reset, Related Actions Will Secure Financial Future

President Michael Driscoll provides an update of the university’s budget status going into the next fiscal year and beyond.

Posted on 4/1/2016 3:50:55 PM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum, March 29

President Driscoll’s next Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty, staff, and students on issues of their choosing will be on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 from 10-11:00 a.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 3/28/2016 8:59:47 AM

IUP Middle States Site Visit Schedule Announced

The schedule for our upcoming April 10–13 Middle States Site Team visit is now available for download from the Middle States Accreditation website. The schedule was developed by our visiting team, and it has requested various meetings with many constituents during its visit.

Posted on 3/24/2016 3:02:37 PM

Reasons to Participate in the University Family Drive

President Michael Driscoll discusses why the University Family Drive is important and why he hopes that all will participate, including two compelling reasons.

Posted on 3/21/2016 5:03:27 PM

Fenstermacher Selected as Student Trustee

Erika Fenstermacher, a junior psychology major with a sociology minor and a concentration in gerontology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has been appointed by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf as the student trustee on the IUP Council of Trustees. Her appointment was finalized on March 17, 2016. She will serve in the role of student trustee until her graduation in 2017.

Posted on 3/17/2016 2:17:29 PM

IUP to Honor Rupert with President’s Medal of Distinction

The President’s Medal of Distinction is the highest nondegree award the university presents. It was established in 1985 to honor citizens of the state and region whose professional achievement or public service is of national significance or special significance to the university.

Posted on 3/16/2016 11:20:40 AM

Council of Trustees Public Meeting, March 17

The IUP community is invited to attend the public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees on Thursday, March 17, at 5:00 p.m. in the PNC Room, Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 3/15/2016 12:07:29 PM

President's Mid-Semester Briefing, March 4, 2016

A mid-semester briefing on important university topics was held on Friday, March 4. Topics discussed include an update on IUPs work on diversity and inclusion, a budget and campus construction update, and an enrollment update.

Posted on 3/4/2016 12:57:38 PM

Message from President Driscoll: An Update on Our Work for Inclusion and Tolerance

On April 26, IUP will host the universitywide Diversity and Inclusion Symposium from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. Symposium events are free and open to the community. The keynote speaker is Peggy McIntosh, anti-racism activist; associate director of the Wellesley Centers for Women; speaker, founder, and codirector of the National SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) Project on Inclusive Curriculum; and author of the 1989 essay “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.” 

Posted on 3/3/2016 3:35:29 PM

President Driscoll to Hold Mid-Semester Briefing on Friday

As your schedules permit, please join IUP President Mike Driscoll for a mid-semester briefing on important university topics on Friday, March 4 at 11:00 a.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 3/3/2016 8:09:30 AM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum: February 29

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff members on issues of their choosing will be Monday, February 29, from 3:00 to 4 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 2/26/2016 9:23:35 AM

President Driscoll Authors Chapter in Monograph on 'Stewards of Place'

President Michael Driscoll has authored a chapter in a monograph coordinated by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ Grants Resource Center. The monograph is titled “Stewards of Place: Implementing Regional Engagement and Economic Development Strategies.” Driscoll’s chapter, “Regional Engagement: A President’s Perspective,” offers advice on how to move institutions forward in leading economic, workforce, community, and social development.

Posted on 1/27/2016 2:08:07 PM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum, January 26

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will take place from 11:00 a.m. to noon in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 1/22/2016 12:03:24 PM

Working Together for Inclusion and Tolerance

President Driscoll outlines steps IUP will take as a community to work for inclusion and tolerance.

Posted on 1/18/2016 6:52:18 PM

New Magazine Commentary Applauds Humanities and Arts

In the latest edition of IUP Magazine, President Michael Driscoll provides his view on the importance of liberal arts and humanities in education and in life.

Posted on 1/8/2016 2:56:38 PM

Death of Mary Jo Lyttle

President Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Mary Jo Lyttle, director of the Office of Alumni Relations.

Posted on 1/4/2016 1:49:30 PM

Concern about University Climate

Message from the President: I am writing to you today because I am concerned about the IUP family and about the growing sense of unease about how we talk about and treat each other.

Posted on 12/9/2015 11:11:42 AM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum, December 8

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will take place from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 12/7/2015 9:35:21 AM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum, November 5

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will take place from 11:00 a.m. to noon in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 11/2/2015 1:53:34 PM

Student Death: Alex Moreland

I am saddened to inform you of the death of Alex Moreland, a sophomore communications media major from Greensburg.

Posted on 10/26/2015 2:09:44 PM

Action Plan Provides Short-Term Direction

President Michael Driscoll shares IUP’s Action Plan for the State System, notes its alignment with the IUP Strategic Plan.

Posted on 10/23/2015 11:27:01 AM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum, October 5

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will take place from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 9/30/2015 10:26:36 AM

Council of Trustees Public Meeting, September 17

The IUP community is invited to attend the public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees on Thursday, September 17, at 5:00 p.m. in the PNC Room, Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 9/16/2015 5:06:33 PM

New Academic Year Has Positive Start, Despite Unfortunate Events

In a message to alumni delivered in IUP Alumni Connections, President Michael Driscoll comments on recent events on campus.

Posted on 9/15/2015 2:31:03 PM

Student Death: Devin Michael Lecomte

I am saddened to inform you of the death of Devin Michael Lecomte, 19, a freshman fine arts/art education major from Ashville, Cambria County.

Posted on 9/2/2015 9:30:46 AM

Caring for Each Other

Message from Dr. Mike Driscoll, IUP president: “While I wish this communication would be filled with the traditional welcome and congratulatory messages about jobs well done during move-in and Welcome Weekend, I need to talk with you in a different way right now.”

Posted on 9/1/2015 2:23:38 PM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum, September 2

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will take place from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 8/31/2015 10:14:48 AM

Budget Update: Moving Forward

President Michael Driscoll provides an update on the university’s budget following the Board of Governors’ approval in July of a tuition and technology fee increase of 3.5 percent for the 2015–16 academic year.

Posted on 7/29/2015 1:52:34 PM

Student Death: Christopher Allen Grabowski

I am saddened to inform you of the loss of Christopher Allen Grabowski, 36, a senior computer science major from Delmont.

Posted on 7/20/2015 2:08:22 PM

Council of Trustees Public Meeting, May 7

The IUP community is invited to attend the public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees on Thursday, May 7, at 5:00 p.m. in Conference Room 6/7, Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 4/30/2015 2:13:30 PM

Budget Update: Uncertain Circumstances Delay Finalizing 2015–16 Fiscal Plans, Tuition Pilot

In a budget update to the IUP community that details the State System Board of Governors' vote to freeze tuition, President Michael Driscoll announces that IUP's Per-Credit Tuition Pilot program will be deferred for one year.

Posted on 4/17/2015 8:44:36 AM

Staff Death: Christina Arroyo

President Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Christina Arroyo, a member of the Office of International Education.

Posted on 3/27/2015 3:41:54 PM

Student Death: Cody Miller

President Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Cody Miller of Homer City, a freshman majoring in safety, health, and environmental applied sciences, on March 17, 2015.

Posted on 3/24/2015 10:00:11 AM

University Family Drive Creates Momentum. We All Benefit

Message from President Michael Driscoll: Your participation in the University Family Drive creates the momentum we need to capture the attention of the outside world and convince them to invest in all the important work we are doing. More important, your investment in IUP helps students in some direct way.

Posted on 3/13/2015 8:47:09 AM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum, March 5

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will take place from 11:00 a.m. to noon in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 3/4/2015 10:59:10 AM

Finding Our Success

The president announces a functional realignment to stabilize undergraduate and graduate enrollment, to expand the range of students we serve, and to better support scholarship and funded research.

Posted on 2/9/2015 3:24:47 PM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum, February 4

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will take place from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 2/3/2015 9:20:21 AM

Holiday Greetings 2014, from President Michael Driscoll

As the end of the semester approaches, we want to wish you a restful break as you visit with family and friends.

Posted on 12/11/2014 2:36:06 PM

Council of Trustees Public Meeting, December 4

The IUP community is invited to attend the public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees on Thursday, December 4, at 5:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 12/3/2014 4:24:27 PM

Student Death: Nicholas Landman

President Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Nicholas Landman of Grindstone, Fayette County, a sophomore majoring in sport administration, on November 24, 2014.

Posted on 12/1/2014 9:37:53 AM

Faculty Death: Campus Mourns Passing of Jeff Ritchey

President Driscoll comments on the death of Jeff Ritchey

Posted on 11/26/2014 12:45:20 PM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum, December 1

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will take place from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 11/25/2014 3:09:58 PM

Developing New Policies to Protect Minors

IUP continues to be committed to ensuring the safest possible environment for our employees, students, and visitors, including minors at our university. The State System Board of Governors recently introduced a new policy designed to protect minors on our campuses.

Posted on 11/12/2014 9:32:15 AM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum, October 28

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will take place from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 10/27/2014 3:31:41 PM

Become the Next Student Member of IUP Council of Trustees

IUP students who are first-semester sophomores are invited to apply for an opportunity to learn about the governing board at a state university. Applications are being accepted through November 14, 2015.

Posted on 10/14/2014 9:49:16 AM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum Today, September 23

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Tuesday, September 23, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 9/22/2014 12:55:16 PM

Campus and Community Invited to Council of Trustees Public Meeting, September 18

The meeting will be held at 5:00 p.m. in the PNC Room at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 9/12/2014 3:32:34 PM

Invitation to 2014 Governor’s Awards for the Arts

President Michael Driscoll cordially invites you to attend the Pennsylvania Governor’s Awards for the Arts on Sunday, September 28, when Indiana becomes the “Cultural Capital of the Commonwealth” for the day.

Posted on 9/4/2014 2:55:08 PM

Invitation to September 11 Memorial Program

Please join President Michael Driscoll at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 11, 2014, as the IUP community gathers to reflect on the 2001 attacks on the United States and other acts of terror around the world.

Posted on 9/2/2014 3:50:37 PM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum Today, August 27

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Wednesday, August 27, from 11:00 a.m. to noon in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 8/26/2014 9:57:06 AM

Driscoll Covers Past Success, Cultural Attributes in Opening Speech

See a recap or the full text of President Michael Driscoll’s 2014 Opening of the Academic Year speech.

Posted on 8/22/2014 2:41:04 PM

Opening of Academic Year to Be Followed by Crimson Café Ribbon Cutting, Picnic in the Grove

The annual Opening of the Academic Year event will take place Friday, August 22, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. in Fisher Auditorium. After remarks, join the university community in celebrating the opening of the Crimson Café.

Posted on 8/14/2014 1:29:53 PM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum to Be Held July 23

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Wednesday, July 23, from 2:00–3:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 7/22/2014 9:28:36 AM

Picnics in the Oak Grove Begin June 18

Picnics will be held, weather permitting, on three Wednesdays this year—June 18, July 9, and July 23—and on one Friday, August 22. Come join IUP’s 25th annual summer of community gatherings.

Posted on 6/13/2014 3:25:26 PM

President Outlines Multiyear Approach for Balancing IUP’s General Fund Budget

After consultation with the University Budget Advisory Committee, President Michael Driscoll provides an update on the university’s budget planning, including a proposed three-pronged approach for long-term financial stability.

Posted on 5/8/2014 1:54:30 PM

Campus and Community Invited to Council of Trustees Public Meeting, May 8

The meeting will be held at 5:00 p.m. in Conference Room 6/7 at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 5/6/2014 3:53:39 PM

Student Death: Tyler Kulp

President Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Tyler Kulp of Laureldale, Berks County, a student in the master’s program in music, in May 2014.

Posted on 5/5/2014 11:51:50 AM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum to Be Held April 22

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Tuesday, April 22, from 3:00–4:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 4/18/2014 1:33:53 PM

Military Resource Center Opening Celebration Welcomes Alumni Back to Campus

On Friday, April 4, 2014 the Military Resource Center held an opening celebration to introduce the center to the IUP community.

Posted on 4/6/2014 10:49:25 PM

University Family Drive Surpasses 80 Percent

President Driscoll encourages participation in the University Family Drive. “Every gift represents a vote of confidence in what we are doing here at IUP right now.”

Posted on 3/25/2014 4:58:33 PM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum to Be Held March 27

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Thursday, March 27, from 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 3/21/2014 10:21:26 AM

Death of Betty Wallwork

President Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Betty Wallwork, the wife of longtime trustee Gealy Wallwork.

Posted on 3/18/2014 4:07:04 PM

IUP and Indiana County Taking Action Following Events of March 6-9

President Michael Driscoll announces that IUP and Indiana County Emergency Management have requested a review from the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency. The review will bring together university and community stakeholders to examine recent events related to early St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and to develop plans for the future.

Posted on 3/14/2014 5:49:11 PM

Celebrate the Opening of the Military Resource Center April 4

Students, veterans, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the April 4, 2014, opening of the Military Resource Center in Pratt Hall.

Posted on 3/10/2014 2:46:30 PM

Campus and Community Invited to Council of Trustees Public Meeting, March 13

The meeting will be held at 5:00 p.m. in Room 121 on the IUP Punxsutawney Campus.

Posted on 3/6/2014 10:17:12 AM

General Guidelines Related to Budget Reduction Efforts for Fiscal Year 2014–15

Planning for the most likely scenario for fiscal year 2014–15 shows a projected shortfall of $2.561 million IUP will use one-time central savings to cover $1.281 million, reducing the shortfall to $1.280 million. Permanent budget reductions totaling this amount must be identified within the next 60 days.

Posted on 3/5/2014 10:24:30 AM

The Right Choice: College a Worthy Investment

Pundits, the working press, politicians, and, most important, families are all are in the thick of examining higher education’s return on investment. IUP President Michael Driscoll provides his localized view of this topic of national concern.

Posted on 3/3/2014 9:43:48 AM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum to Be Held February 26

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Wednesday, February 26, from 10:00–11:00 a.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 2/21/2014 11:44:33 AM

Community Values Will Lead Us Through Cultural Crisis

In a new series, IUP President Michael Driscoll provides his localized view of issues that affect the nation and higher education. In this first installment, Driscoll emphasizes the importance of community in the educational experience.

Posted on 2/11/2014 3:25:39 PM

IUP and Indiana Borough to Hold Community Forum

Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Indiana Borough will co-host a community open forum at 7:00 p.m. February 13, 2014 at the Indiana Junior High School. Panelists will include IUP students and members of Indiana Borough Council and will be moderated by Mark Bertig from Renda Broadcasting. The event is free and open to all.

Posted on 2/7/2014 4:23:09 PM

Student Death: Sharese Brunson

President Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Sharese Brunson of Philadelphia, a freshman majoring in Political Science, in December 2013.

Posted on 1/22/2014 10:00:21 AM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum to Be Held January 24

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Friday, January 24, from 1:00–2:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 1/22/2014 9:56:26 AM

IUP Employee Appreciation Night

President Driscoll invites all IUP employees to the IUP men’s and women’s basketball games on Saturday, January 18, 2014. Redeem your voucher for free admission.

Posted on 1/16/2014 12:55:05 PM

Holiday Greetings 2013, from President Michael Driscoll

As the end of the semester approaches, we want to wish you a restful break as you visit with family and friends.

Posted on 12/9/2013 3:35:12 PM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum to Be Held December 13

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Friday, December 13, from 9:00–10:00 a.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 12/9/2013 2:31:15 PM

Campus and Community Invited to Council of Trustees Public Meeting, December 5

The meeting will be held at 5:00 p.m. in the PNC Room at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 12/2/2013 9:53:22 AM

Final Draft of the Vision for IUP’s Future

After careful consideration of campuswide input, President Michael Driscoll has revised the draft Strategic Visioning statement, which will go to the University Senate and Council of Trustees in December for endorsement.

Posted on 11/20/2013 2:04:35 PM

Faculty Death: Campus Mourns Passing of Lynda Federoff

President Driscoll comments on the death of Lynda Federoff.

Posted on 11/19/2013 3:05:13 PM

2013–2014 IUP Operating Budget Is Balanced

Since my last update to you on August 5, we have adjusted the current fiscal year’s operating budget and are actively engaged in addressing budget challenges for future years.

Posted on 11/15/2013 10:36:42 AM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum to Be Held November 18

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Monday, November 18, from 2:00–3:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 11/13/2013 9:47:57 AM

Student Death: Joseph Lutz

President Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Joseph Lutz of Plum, Pa., a junior majoring in Management Information Systems, on November 9, 2013.

Posted on 11/12/2013 10:18:15 AM

Thank You to All Who Served

With over 600 student-veterans at IUP, President Driscoll thanks them for their service and invites the IUP community to attend a special Six O'Clock Series presentation this Veterans Day.

Posted on 11/10/2013 8:23:13 PM

A Reflection on the Strategic Visioning Summit

On Monday, October 28, 2013, more than 400 IUP faculty, staff, and students gathered to dream about IUP's future and refine the draft strategic vision. President Driscoll shares his reflections on the day.

Posted on 10/31/2013 10:12:35 PM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum to Be Held October 31

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Thursday, October 31, from 11:00 a.m. to noon in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 10/25/2013 2:54:53 PM

Student Death: Andrew Michael Vernau

President Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Andrew Michael Vernau, of Houston, Pa., a freshman Criminology major, on October 17, 2013.

Posted on 10/24/2013 10:53:52 AM

Groundbreaking Ceremony: Humanities and Social Sciences Building

Michael Driscoll, president of IUP, and Yaw Asamoah, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, invite you and a guest to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Humanities and Social Sciences building on November 1.

Posted on 10/23/2013 9:12:58 AM

Strategic Visioning Summit Sign-up

President Driscoll asks that you participate in IUP’s strategic visioning summit on Monday, October 28, 2013, at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex for a day-long summit.

Posted on 10/11/2013 3:58:40 PM

PASSHE Chancellor Frank Brogan Open Forum, October 11

President Driscoll welcomes the new chancellor, Frank Brogan, who will hold an open forum at IUP this Friday, October 11.

Posted on 10/8/2013 1:45:13 PM

October 28: IUP Community Invited to Strategic Visioning Summit

Everyone in the university community is encouraged to attend some or all of a day-long summit with an expert keynote speaker who will help us to map our future. More than 400 IUP stakeholders participated in the Strategic Visioning Project last spring and summer. We are now ready to unveil the findings and collaborate on where we go from here.

Posted on 9/30/2013 5:19:13 PM

President Driscoll's Next Open Forum to Be Held September 26

The IUP community is invited to attend President Driscoll's open forum on Thursday, September 26 at 1:00 p.m. at the Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 9/23/2013 10:01:11 PM

Campus and Community Invited to Council of Trustees Public Meeting, September 12

The meeting will be held at 5:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 9/9/2013 10:54:38 AM

President Driscoll’s Welcome Message

As Welcome Weekend 2013 brings the IUP community back together for another academic year, President Driscoll reminds students to be safe and stay informed.

Posted on 8/24/2013 6:15:42 PM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum to Be Held August 30

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Friday, August 30, from 11:00 a.m. to noon in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 8/23/2013 2:28:11 PM

Academic Opening Event Brings IUP Community Together to Kick-Off the Academic Year

The annual Opening of the Academic Year event will take place Friday, August 23, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. in Fisher Auditorium. After remarks, refreshments will be served in the Oak Grove.

Posted on 8/21/2013 4:53:22 PM

Florida Higher Education Leader Selected as Next PASSHE Chancellor

The Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education has selected Frank T. Brogan, chancellor of the State University System of Florida, to serve as PASSHE’s next chancellor.

Posted on 8/8/2013 3:34:10 PM

Community Open Forum Hosted by President Driscoll and Mayor Hood

The forum will be held Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum at 845 Philadelphia Street. The forum is intended as an opportunity for community members to hear an update about IUP and to ask questions and share concerns with President Driscoll and Mayor Hood. 

Posted on 8/6/2013 10:00:33 PM

President Updates 2013–14 Budget Information

Since my message of May 29, 2013, about IUP’s 2013–14 budget, we have information about our budget assumptions and a plan to move forward.

Posted on 8/5/2013 3:51:37 PM

We Want Your Views on IUP, Say Students on Strategic Visioning Project Team

Eleven journalism interns are conducting interviews with campus and community stakeholders for the IUP Strategic Visioning project team this summer. They’d like your input: Look for them at Picnics in the Grove or sign up for a group interview session.

Posted on 6/14/2013 3:44:19 PM

Budget Reductions for Fiscal Year 2013–14

To meet a $5.786 million projected shortfall for fiscal year 2013–14, central budget reductions were made, new revenue identified, and each vice president and the Office of the President have worked to identify $3.987 million in budget reductions. These cuts do not include any active employee reductions and will not change our primary mission of service to our students.

Posted on 5/29/2013 9:13:49 AM

Campus and Community Invited to Council of Trustees Public Meeting, May 16

The meeting will be held at 4:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 5/9/2013 3:37:38 PM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum to Be Held May 8

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Wednesday, May 8, from 11:00 a.m. to noon in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 5/7/2013 3:27:36 PM

Seeing Possibilities: Strategic Visioning Project Interviews in Full Swing

Interviews for the Strategic Visioning Project are in full swing. Check in on the project status, and sign up for one of several informal group interviews scheduled in April and May.

Posted on 4/23/2013 1:38:54 PM

Winners of the #Letters2Driscoll Video Contest

We are pleased to announce the three winners of the Open (Video) Letters to President Driscoll contest.

Posted on 4/19/2013 4:18:16 PM

General Guidelines Related to Budget Reduction Efforts for Fiscal Year 2013–14

Budget reductions totaling $3.97 million must be identified within the next 45 days. President Michael Driscoll is relying on the leadership and expertise of vice presidents in determining budget reductions, and has provided them with a set of general strategic criteria to guide their choices.

Posted on 4/8/2013 4:38:07 PM

Former Provost Samuels Dies

President Driscoll comments on the death of Cheryl Samuels.

Posted on 4/3/2013 3:07:06 PM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum to Be Held April 8

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Monday, April 8, from 2:30 to 3:40 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 4/2/2013 3:49:38 PM

Campus and Community Invited to Council of Trustees Public Meeting, March 14

President Michael Driscoll invites all members of the campus and Indiana community to attend the public meeting of the Council of Trustees on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at 4:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 3/8/2013 11:28:32 AM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum to Be Held March 8

President Michael Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Friday, March 8, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 3/4/2013 2:52:14 PM

Papakie Named President’s Associate for Strategic Visioning

President Michael Driscoll has appointed Michele Papakie, associate professor of journalism, his associate in the IUP strategic visioning project. Papakie will lead a team of 30 students who will spend the rest of the calendar year facilitating the next steps of the project.

Posted on 2/26/2013 2:21:43 PM

Student Death: Dallas Lee Miller

Dallas Lee Miller, of New Holland, passed away. He was a senior majoring in Physical Education and Sport, and was well-known for his internship work at the KCAC and for his leadership on the Spirit Team. In his memory and honor, there will be a moment of silence during the men's basketball game on February 20, 2013.

Posted on 2/20/2013 11:13:15 AM

Student Death: Joseph Balaban

Joseph Balaban, of Waynesburg passed away. He was a Vocational-Technical Education major in the College of Education and Educational Technology. A teacher at Western Area Career and Technology Center in Canonsburg, Joseph was named Pennsylvania Vocational Teacher of the Year in 2010.

Posted on 2/5/2013 1:16:05 PM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum to Be Held February 5

President Mike Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Tuesday, February 5, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 2/1/2013 2:18:06 PM

Faculty Death: Campus Mourns Passing of John Woolcock

President Driscoll comments on the death of John Woolcock.

Posted on 1/31/2013 9:35:30 AM

President Driscoll Welcomes Students Back to Campus

President Driscoll welcomes students back to campus for spring semester with information on staying healthy during flu season and on the status faculty union negotiations.

Posted on 1/25/2013 11:26:55 AM

Holiday Greetings from President Michael Driscoll

As the holidays approach, we reflect with gratitude on the remarkable community we call IUP.

Posted on 12/10/2012 10:55:44 AM

Deisinger, Renowned Authority on Campus Threat Management, Shares Expertise at IUP

Major Gene Deisinger, PhD, managing partner of Sigma Threat Management Associates, shared his expertise with IUP senior administrators and faculty in two days of discussions focused on the complex issues related to campus violence and principles of campus threat assessment and management.

Posted on 12/7/2012 12:41:39 PM

Eleven Proposals Receive Strategic Initiative Funding

President Michael Driscoll has announced which proposals submitted by faculty and staff members have received support from the Strategic Initiative Fund.

Posted on 12/4/2012 3:38:03 PM

Timothy S. Moerland Named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Moerland will begin his position on January 14, 2013. He comes from Kent State University, where he has served as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Prior to that, he held several positions at Florida State University, including chair of the Department of Biological Science, interim director of the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute, and associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Posted on 12/3/2012 9:37:34 AM

Holiday Open House for Employees and Retirees, November 30

Holiday Open House

You’re invited to the Holiday Open House for employees and retirees today from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Blue Room, Sutton Hall. Stop by and join the festivities. Tis the season!

Posted on 11/29/2012 11:31:28 AM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum to Be Held November 28

President Mike Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Wednesday, November 28, from 11:00 a.m. to noon in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 11/26/2012 10:00:32 AM

Student Death: Ronald Snyder

Ronald Snyder, 28, of Duncansville passed away. He was a senior majoring in Physical Education and Sport and was scheduled to graduate in December. He had served with the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne in Iraq.

Posted on 11/5/2012 4:18:34 PM

Search Committee Chosen for Assistant to the President for Social Equity

President Michael Driscoll announces that the search for an assistant to the president for Social Equity has begun.

Posted on 10/26/2012 12:55:04 PM

Simulcast: PASSHE Entrepreneurial Forum

The PASSHE Entrepreneurial Forum takes place today at 3:00 at the KCAC. If you are unable to attend, you are invited to view it in an online simulcast.

Posted on 10/22/2012 11:14:56 AM

Applications Being Accepted for Student Member of IUP Council of Trustees

Applications are now being accepted for appointment as the next student member of the IUP Council of Trustees. The appointment will begin on June 2013.

Posted on 10/19/2012 2:32:34 PM

Provost Search: Candidate 1 Open Forums on Campus, October 22–23

Provost search candidate DonnaJean Fredeen, of Southern Connecticut State University, will visit campus on October 22–23, 2012, to talk with constituents and learn more about IUP.

Posted on 10/19/2012 9:43:19 AM

President Driscoll’s Next Open Forum to Be Held October 24

President Mike Driscoll’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Wednesday, October 24, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 10/18/2012 10:31:38 AM

Provost Search: Candidate 4 Open Forums on Campus, October 18–19

Provost search candidate Donna Henry, of Florida Gulf Coast University, will visit campus on October 18–19, 2012, and will meet with students, staff, faculty, and the community in a series of open forums on both days.

Posted on 10/17/2012 9:15:58 AM

Process Established for Funding Strategic Initiatives

President Michael Driscoll announces the proposal method for funding of strategic initiatives for fiscal year 2012–13.

Posted on 10/16/2012 1:07:31 PM

Provost Search: Candidate 3 Open Forums on Campus, October 15–16

Provost search candidate Barbara Feldman, of New Jersey City University, will visit campus on October 15–16, 2012, and will meet with students, staff, faculty, and the community in a series of open forums on both days.

Posted on 10/12/2012 10:09:50 AM

Provost Search: Candidate 2 Open Forums on Campus, October 11–12

Provost search candidate Timothy Moerland, of Kent State University, will visit campus on October 11–12, 2012, and will meet with students, staff, and the community in a series of open forums on both days.

Posted on 10/10/2012 8:58:14 AM

Former Trustee Shane Dies

President Driscoll comments on the death of William Shane.

Posted on 10/5/2012 3:41:09 PM

Provost Search: Candidate 2 to Visit Campus October 11-12

Provost search candidate Timothy Moerland, of Kent State University, will visit campus on October 11–12 to talk with constituents and learn more about IUP. The campus and community are invited to review the candidate's resume and attend these open forums.

Posted on 10/3/2012 4:52:22 PM

Provost Search: Candidate 1 to Visit Campus on October 22–23

Updated: Provost search candidate DonnaJean Fredeen, of Southern Connecticut State University, will visit campus on October 22–23 to talk with constituents and learn more about IUP. The campus and community are invited to review her resume and attend these open forums.

Posted on 10/1/2012 5:54:34 PM

Provost Search: Schedule of Candidate Visits Announced

The four finalists for the position of provost will visit campus on dates scheduled throughout October.

Posted on 10/1/2012 4:41:43 PM

Voter Registration Deadline Is October 9

Students who wish to vote in Election Day on Tuesday, November 6, must be registered. The last day to register is October 9. Students cannot vote in Indiana County unless they're registered here with their local address. Here are some options for registering on campus and in town.

Posted on 9/26/2012 11:03:03 AM

IUP Provost Search: Four Finalists Chosen

The IUP Provost Search Committee met last week in Pittsburgh to interview nine semi finalists. Of these nine, four were chosen as finalists and will be invited to IUP for on campus interviews in October. The campus interview dates will

Posted on 9/24/2012 4:03:23 PM

State Employee Combined Appeal Runs through November 2; All Employees Invited to Contribute

With SECA supporting more than 1,400 charitable organizations, each one of us can undoubtedly find a charity or cause that is important and meaningful to us.

Posted on 9/17/2012 3:33:07 PM

President Driscoll's Next Open Forum to Be Held September 21

President Mike Driscoll's next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Friday, September 21, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 9/17/2012 3:15:55 PM

Student Death: Jacob Kallal

Jacob Kallal, 28, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away recently. He was a sophomore in the College of Health and Human Services and is the stepson of Jeff Perkovich, an IUP staff member.

Posted on 9/12/2012 3:06:01 PM

Campus and Community Invited to Council of Trustees Public Meeting, September 13

The meeting will be held at 4:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 9/10/2012 5:23:17 PM

Update on IUP Student Struck by Vehicle

President Driscoll offers his thoughts and good wishes to the student’s family and friends.

Posted on 9/10/2012 2:15:48 PM

President Driscoll Discusses Goals, Budget Questions in WIUP-TV Interview, September 1

In this wide-ranging discussion, the president answers budget-related questions and identifies his three most important goals in his first year at IUP. He even talks a bit about salmon fishing.

Posted on 9/7/2012 2:03:43 PM

Student Death: Timothy Zahumensky

Timothy Zahumensky, 22, of Sarver, died on Friday, August 31, as a result of an accident. He was a senior majoring in Nursing.

Posted on 9/4/2012 9:46:52 AM

President Driscoll's Open Forum, August 28

President Mike Driscoll's next monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff on issues of their choosing will be Tuesday, August 28, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 8/21/2012 4:09:15 PM

Academic Opening to Include Remarks by President Driscoll, IUP APSCUF President, and Senate Chair

The annual Opening of the Academic Year event will take place Friday, August 24, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. in Fisher Auditorium. After remarks, refreshments will be served in the Oak Grove.

Posted on 8/6/2012 9:29:32 AM

Fiscal Year 2012–13 General Budget

At the end of June, the Pennsylvania legislature and the governor approved flat appropriations for PASSHE. On July 9, 2012, the PASSHE Board of Governors approved tuition and fee increases for fiscal year 2012–13. As a result, we are now in a position to finalize IUP’s general (E&G) budget for FY 2012–13.

Posted on 7/20/2012 9:57:49 AM

President Driscoll's Open Forum, July 26

President Mike Driscoll's first monthly Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff members on issues of their choosing will be Thursday, July 26, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 7/19/2012 4:19:13 PM

All Invited to Welcome Reception for Driscolls, July 16

The Council of Trustees and Indiana Chamber of Commerce invite all members of the university and Indiana communities to attend a welcome reception for President Mike Driscoll and his wife, Becky Driscoll, on Monday, July 16, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 7/13/2012 1:26:04 PM

Ready for the Challenge: President Mike Driscoll Takes Office July 1

What does IUP’s future look like? President Mike Driscoll arrives eager to start the discussion. Read a special feature from the summer 2012 issue of IUP Magazine.

Posted on 7/13/2012 12:48:45 PM

Student Death: Verdon Young

President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Verdon Young, a junior Sports Administration major, following a traffic accident.

Posted on 7/3/2012 5:36:08 PM

President Driscoll's First-Day Message to the Campus Community

My guiding principles for my first months as president are to be visible, to listen, and to learn from you.

Posted on 7/1/2012 12:42:45 PM

President Werner’s Final Open Forum, June 29

President David Werner's final Open Forum to take questions from faculty and staff on issues of their own choosing will be Friday, June 29, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 6/25/2012 2:51:25 PM

President Werner's Open Forum, June 4

Interim President David Werner's Open Forum to take questions from faculty and staff on issues of their own choosing is on Monday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 6/1/2012 12:51:54 PM

National Search for New Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Begins June 4

Review of applications will start August 31, with campus interviews tentatively planned for late fall.

Posted on 6/1/2012 11:04:55 AM

Student Death: Ryan Cook

President David Werner offers condolences on the death of Ryan P. Cook, a sophomore Communications Media major, on May 19, 2012.

Posted on 5/23/2012 4:15:16 PM

Student Death: Kipp Seelhorst

President David Werner offers condolences on the death of Kipp Seelhorst, a junior Religious Studies major, on May 7, 2012.

Posted on 5/9/2012 10:18:00 AM

Community Invited to Council of Trustees Public Meeting, May 10

The meeting will be held on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor of Sutton Hall. All members of the campus and Indiana community are invited.

Posted on 5/8/2012 3:04:19 PM

Update: Student Death: Dan Engler

President David Werner offers condolences on the death of Dan Engler, a sophomore natural sciences major, on May 6, 2012.

Posted on 5/6/2012 6:19:45 PM

Council of Trustees to Meet May 10

The next meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees will take place on Thursday, May 10, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 4/30/2012 4:54:01 PM

President Werner’s Open Forum for May

President David Werner’s next Open Forum to take questions from faculty and staff on issues of their own choosing will be Wednesday, May 2, 2012, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 4/25/2012 4:21:41 PM

Provost Search: Community Input Invited in Open Forums

All members of the IUP community—faculty, administration, students, staff, and members of the Indiana community—are encouraged to participate in the search process for selecting the next provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at IUP.

Posted on 4/20/2012 10:22:52 AM

Campus Invited to Farewell Events for the Werners, May 4 and June 6

All members of the campus community are invited to events on May 4 and June 6 to bid farewell and good wishes to Interim President David Werner and his wife, Kay Werner. President Werner's term closes on June 30.

Posted on 4/19/2012 1:06:59 PM

President Werner’s Open Forum for April

President David Werner’s next Open Forum to take questions from faculty and staff on issues of their own choosing will be Tuesday, April 10, 2012, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 4/3/2012 3:01:14 PM

Community Invited to Council of Trustees Public Meeting, March 22

All members of the campus and Indiana community are invited to attend the public meeting of the Council of Trustees on Thursday, March 22, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 3/19/2012 5:20:21 PM

IUP Honorees at Leader's Circle Awards Dinner, March 15

IUP was well represented at the Leader’s Circle Awards event on Thursday, March 15, 2012. Interim President David Werner honored state senator Don White with the 2012 President’s Medal of Distinction, and several members of the university community were recognized for their community service and leadership.

Posted on 3/19/2012 12:20:24 PM

Appointment of Provost Search Committee

After consultation with Michael Driscoll, IUP president-designate, President David Werner has appointed a search committee to recommend a new provost, replacing Gerald Intemann, who announced last summer that he does not wish to serve beyond June 2013.

Posted on 3/5/2012 1:27:53 PM

President Werner’s Open Forum for March

President David Werner’s next Open Forum to take questions from faculty and staff on issues of their own choosing will be Monday, March 5, 2012, from 11:00 a.m. to noon in Gorell Recital Hall on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 2/27/2012 4:14:57 PM

President Werner's Open Forum for February 2012

An Open Forum will be held Wednesday, February 8, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, on the second floor of Sutton Hall. All faculty and staff are invited to bring their questions.

Posted on 2/1/2012 1:11:52 PM

Student Death: Amanda Burkett

Ms. Burkett, a sophomore in the Anthropology Department, died Saturday, January 28, 2012, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 1/30/2012 11:59:04 AM

President Werner Comments on “Campus PD” Episodes in Indiana

Episodes of the reality show Campus PD that include scenes filmed in Indiana last year are expected to air on the G4 network on January 31 and in February 2012. The university was not consulted on or involved in any arrangements related to this project.

Posted on 1/27/2012 10:20:14 AM

Inviting Dr. Driscoll to Your Event

The announcement of Dr. Michael A. Driscoll's appointment as IUP's next president has resulted in an outpouring of congratulations and invitations from IUP and the Indiana community. Although he can't attend events before he begins his term on July 1, here's how to contact him regarding an event after that date.

Posted on 1/25/2012 2:13:22 PM

Watch a Webcast of the Pennsylvania State System Board of Governors January 19 Meeting

Watch the board meeting live.

Posted on 1/12/2012 4:25:58 PM

Governor Corbett’s Call for a Budget Freeze

In a press release issued January 5, 2012, Governor Corbett called for a budget freeze in reaction to lower than anticipated revenues for the current year.

Posted on 1/6/2012 10:21:49 AM

Invitation to IUP Council of Trustees Meeting, December 15

President Werner invites everyone to attend the public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees on Thursday, December 15, 2011, at 4:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 12/13/2011 4:20:36 PM

Message from the Chancellor: A Time for Choices

John Cavanaugh, Chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, takes a look at how PASSHE campuses are managing during these challenging times.

Posted on 12/10/2011 2:30:19 PM

President’s Open Forum for December 2011

President David Werner’s next monthly open forum to take questions from faculty and staff members on issues of their choosing will be Tuesday, December 6, from 11:00 a.m. to noon at Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 11/29/2011 3:36:01 PM

Invitation to Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with joyous music, singing, and the annual lighting of the trees on Thursday, December 1, at 4:45 p.m. on the East Porch, John Sutton Hall.

Posted on 11/28/2011 4:45:25 PM

President’s Open Forum for November 2011

President David Werner’s next monthly open forum to take questions from faculty and staff members on issues of their choosing will be Monday, November 7, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Gorell Recital Hall located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 10/31/2011 11:22:09 AM

President’s Statement on Recent Graffiti Incidents

Today, university officials learned of several incidents of graphic drawings on trees appearing to depict a hanging. While we do not know the motives for the graffiti, the potential impact has already affected members of our university community. As images are discovered, they are being removed.

Posted on 10/13/2011 2:50:38 PM

President’s Open Forum for October 2011

President David Werner’s next monthly open forum to take questions from faculty and staff members on issues of their choosing will be Friday, October 14, 2011, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 10/10/2011 8:25:36 AM

Chancellor Cavanaugh Open Forum

John Cavanaugh, chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, will conduct an open forum on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of John Sutton Hall.

Posted on 9/29/2011 2:17:54 PM

Begany Appointed Vice President for Enrollment Management and Communications

President Werner announces that he has named James Begany vice president for Enrollment Management and Communications, effective September 26, 2011.

Posted on 9/26/2011 4:13:52 PM

Werner Scheduled for Radio Show

President David Werner will be a guest on Renda Broadcasting’s Indiana in the Morning show on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, at 7:45 a.m. The show, hosted by Todd Marino, can be heard on WDAD-AM 1450.

Posted on 9/16/2011 1:39:32 PM

Faculty Member Death: Karen Dandurand

President David Werner offers condolences on the death of Karen Dandurand, a faculty member in the Department of English, on September 12, 2011.

Posted on 9/13/2011 3:51:32 PM

Invitation to IUP Council of Trustees Meeting

President Werner invites everyone to attend the public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees on Thursday, September 15, 2011, at 4:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 9/13/2011 10:40:32 AM

Welcome Message from Chancellor Highlights Priorities

John Cavanaugh, chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, shares his priorities for the new academic year in his welcome message.

Posted on 9/12/2011 1:05:58 PM

President’s Open Forum for September 2011

President David Werner’s next monthly open forum to take questions from faculty and staff members on issues of their choosing will be Wednesday, September 7, 2011, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 9/1/2011 8:58:40 AM

President Werner Opens Academic Year 2011–2012

The Opening of the Academic Year program took place Friday morning, August 26, 2011, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 8/26/2011 2:30:05 PM

Invitation from President Werner to Opening of Academic Year

I hope you can join me for the Opening of the Academic Year 2011–2012 on Friday, August 26, at 9:00 a.m. in Fisher Auditorium. A reception with light refreshments will follow in the Oak Grove.

Posted on 8/25/2011 11:41:45 AM

Faculty Member Death: Jack Julian

President David Werner offers condolences on the death of Jack Julian, a faculty member in the Department of Economics, on July 18, 2011.

Posted on 7/22/2011 9:57:18 AM

Process for Anonymous Questions Established for President's Open Forum Sessions

The university community may now submit anonymous questions at President's Open Forum Sessions.

Posted on 7/7/2011 4:38:34 PM

President’s Open Forum for July 2011

President David Werner’s next monthly open forum to take questions from faculty and staff members on issues of their choosing will be Tuesday, July 12, 2011, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 7/5/2011 10:57:05 AM

President’s Open Forum for June 2011

President David Werner’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from faculty and staff members on issues of their choosing will be Thursday, June 2, 2011, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 5/26/2011 2:47:51 PM

Council of Trustees Public Meeting for May 2011

President Werner extends an invitation to all to attend the public meeting of the Council of Trustees on Thursday, May 5, 2011, at 4:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 5/2/2011 3:52:23 PM

Helicopter Accident Near Campus; President Provides Update

President David Werner provides an update on a helicopter accident that occurred April 30, 2011, near the IUP campus. Although those in the helicopter were injured; no students or others on the ground were hurt.

Posted on 5/1/2011 2:14:20 PM

Botelho Named 2011–2012 University Professor

History professor Lynn Botelho has been selected as University Professor for 2011–2012, President David Werner announced.

Posted on 4/27/2011 2:52:57 PM

President’s Open Forum: April 29, 2011

President Werner’s next monthly open forum to take questions from faculty and staff members on issues of their choosing will be Friday, April 29, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 4/22/2011 10:15:27 AM

Possibility of Retrenchment

A letter was sent Friday, April 15, from each State System university president to his/her local APSCUF chair, providing required notification of the possibility of retrenchment for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Posted on 4/15/2011 4:08:18 PM

President’s Open Forum for April 2011

President Werner’s next monthly open forum to take questions from faculty and staff members on issues of their choosing will be Friday, April 1, 2011, from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 3/25/2011 1:01:51 PM

PASSHE to Present Advocacy Plan on Campus

In light of proposed cuts in state funding, State System representatives will share their plan for advocacy Monday, March 21, at 6:00 p.m. in Eberly’s Alumni Auditorium. President Werner encourages attendance.

Posted on 3/18/2011 12:02:54 PM

IUP Honors Day 2011

President David Werner invites the campus community to recognize Distinguished Faculty Award recipients and initiates of Phi Kappa Phi at an IUP Honors Day event Sunday, April 3, 2011.

Posted on 3/15/2011 10:59:44 AM

President Werner Addresses Governor’s Proposed Budget, Encourages Contacting Legislators

President David Werner discusses the potential impact of the governor’s proposed cuts in funding to IUP and other state-owned universities and encourages alumni and other concerned citizens to contact their state legislators.

Posted on 3/14/2011 12:12:01 AM

PACT Fall Conference Proposal Deadline Approaching

Proposals from students and faculty and staff members on all topics relating to student achievement are sought for the Pennsylvania Association of Councils of Trustees Fall Conference. Proposals are due Friday, April 1, 2011.

Posted on 3/10/2011 11:49:08 AM

President Werner Addresses Governor’s Budget Recommendation

Following the governor’s recommendation to decrease the state allocation to PASSHE by 50 percent for 2011–2012, President Werner stressed that IUP and the State System will make every effort to avoid disruptions to the education process.

Posted on 3/9/2011 12:50:43 PM

March 2011 Council of Trustees Public Meeting

President Werner invites members of the IUP community to attend the public meeting of the Council of Trustees on Thursday, March 3, 2011, at 4:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall (second floor, Sutton Hall).

Posted on 3/2/2011 4:11:32 PM

President’s Open Forum for March 2011

President David Werner’s next monthly Open Forum to take questions from faculty and staff members on issues of their choosing will be Friday, March 4, 2011, from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. in Eberly’s Alumni Auditorium.

Posted on 2/25/2011 11:05:45 AM

Faculty Member Death: Natalie George

President David Werner offers condolences on the death of Natalie George, a faculty member in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, on February 18, 2011.

Posted on 2/18/2011 4:38:05 PM

Myers Farewell Reception

A farewell reception honoring Jimmy Myers, director of Social Equity and Civic Engagement, will be held Friday, February 25, 2011, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. in the President’s Suite, Sutton Hall.

Posted on 2/18/2011 3:34:39 PM

President Looks to Fill Inclusion and Social Equity Role

David Werner, interim president, has announced he will conduct an internal search for an interim assistant to the president for Inclusion and Social Equity.

Posted on 2/15/2011 4:31:06 PM

PACT Conference Proposals Due April 1, 2011

IUP will host the Pennsylvania Association of Councils of Trustees Fall Conference on October 19 and 20, 2011. The PACT Conference Committee invites proposals from students and faculty and staff members on all topics related to student achievement.

Posted on 2/14/2011 9:46:23 AM

President’s Open Forum for February 2011

President David Werner’s next monthly open forum to take questions from faculty and staff members on issues of their choosing will be Tuesday, February 1, 2011, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 1/25/2011 1:00:30 PM

Student Death: Karlene Bilger

Karlene Bilger, a junior Management major from Mifflinburg, died Monday, December 13, 2010, in an automobile accident in Centre County.

Posted on 12/14/2010 1:22:17 PM

Budget Matters, Episode 6: A Look at Employment Issues

In this episode, released December 11, 2010, President Werner addresses employment issues at IUP.

Posted on 12/10/2010 1:13:27 PM

Budget Matters, Episode 5: Working with IUP’s Current Budget

In this episode, released December 10, 2010, President Werner discusses the current fiscal year budget.

Posted on 12/9/2010 11:00:32 AM

Budget Matters, Episode 4: The Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

In this episode, released December 9, 2010, President Werner discusses budget issues surrounding the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 12/8/2010 2:06:13 PM

December 2010 Council of Trustees Meeting Invitation

President Werner invites members of the IUP community to attend the public meeting of the Council of Trustees on Thursday, December 16, 2010, at 4:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall (second floor, Sutton Hall).

Posted on 12/7/2010 3:42:11 PM

Season’s Greetings from the Werners

IUP President David Werner and his wife, Kay, extend holiday greetings to the IUP community.

Posted on 12/7/2010 1:27:04 PM

Small Games of Chance: What You Need to Know

Did you know there are important reasons to avoid fifty-fifty raffles and other small games of chance at IUP? Find information about small games of chance provided by the internal auditor.

Posted on 12/7/2010 10:48:51 AM

James Dearing Memorial Events Planned

President Werner announces memorial events for music faculty member James Dearing, who died in November: a memorial service Monday, December 13, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. at Calvary Presbyterian Church and a concert Sunday, January 16, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. in Sutton’s Gorell Recital.

Posted on 12/6/2010 12:52:34 PM

PASSHE Chancellor Shares New Strategic Vision

John C. Cavanaugh, chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, shares PASSHE’s new strategic vision, which was approved by the Board of Governors on October 13, 2010.

Posted on 12/1/2010 1:09:30 PM

December 2010 President’s Open Forum

President David Werner’s next open forum, in which he takes questions from faculty and staff members on issues of their choosing, will be Thursday, December 2, 2010, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall.

Posted on 11/29/2010 2:51:04 PM

Invitation to 2010 Holiday Tree-Lighting Ceremony

Faculty, students, and staff members will celebrate the start of the holiday season on Thursday, December 2, 2010, on Sutton Hall’s east porch at 4:45 p.m. Music, singing, and the lighting of the holiday tree will precede the serving of refreshments in the Blue Room.

Posted on 11/29/2010 10:09:42 AM

Holiday Open House for Employees

A holiday open house in honor of employees will be held Friday, December 3, 2010, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Blue Room, John Sutton Hall.

Posted on 11/19/2010 10:10:39 AM

Suggestion Box Ready for Your Cost-Saving Ideas

Do you have any suggestions on how IUP can save money? Let President Werner know by using the Suggestion Box on the president’s website.

Posted on 11/16/2010 2:12:33 PM

Business After Hours Invitation from President

President Werner invites members of the university community to the Indiana County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours event at the University Museum on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Posted on 11/3/2010 1:47:35 PM

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