2008

December

DiStanislao Joins Enrollment Management Team

Rich DiStanislao was appointed executive director for Student Success and Retention and will start in the position January 5, 2009.

Holiday Greetings from President Atwater

As the holiday season progresses, President Atwater conveys his thanks and gratitude to the university community.

President Atwater on Radio December 18

IUP President Tony Atwater will be a guest on radio show "Indiana in the Morning" on Thursday, December 18, 2008, at 7:45 a.m. on WDAD-AM, 1450.

Eight Cars Burned Near Campus, Police Report

According to Indiana Borough Police, eight cars were found on fire at a parking lot at 221 West Avenue around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 3, 2008. No injuries were reported.

Annual Tree Lighting Set for December 2

IUP will celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with music and the annual lighting of the trees on Tuesday, December 2, at 4:45 p.m., on the East Porch, John Sutton Hall.

November

Public Meeting of Council of Trustees December 5

All members of the IUP community are invited to attend the public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees, IUP's principal governing body, on Friday, December 5, at 1:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Message from President Atwater Concerning Lieutenant Governor Knoll

President Atwater asks that members of the IUP community join in offering condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Catherine Baker Knoll.

Applicants Sought for Student Seat on Council of Trustees

Applications are being accepted for the student seat on the university’s Council of Trustees. Interested students are encouraged to attend the Council of Trustees meeting December 5 at 1:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, John Sutton Hall. Please note that the application deadline of 5:00 p.m. December 8, 2008, has passed.

President's Invitation to Kovalchick Complex Groundbreaking

The university will break ground for the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on Thursday, November 13, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. at the construction site along Wayne Avenue. Trolley service to the event will be available from several campus locations.

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

Takes place Tuesday, December 2, at 4:45 p.m. on the East Porch of John Sutton Hall. All are welcome!

October

Invitation to November 13 Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex Groundbreaking

On Thursday, November 13, we will officially break ground for the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. I invite you to join us for what is sure to be a truly historic occasion.

Magruder Awarded Second Atwater Presidential Scholarship

IUP freshman Sutan Aquil Nafis Magruder was the second recipient of the Tony Atwater and Beverly Roberts-Atwater Presidential Scholarship.

September

President Atwater on Radio October 2

IUP President Tony Atwater will be a guest on Bill Otto's Indiana in the Morning on October 2 at 8:45 a.m. on radio station WDAD, 1450 AM.

Invitation to the IUP Council of Trustees Public Meeting

All members of the IUP community are invited to attend the public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees on Friday, September 19, at 1:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

August

University Performing Arts Center Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Concert

President Atwater invites the university community to join him on Thursday, September 18 at 7:00 p.m. as the new University Performing Arts Center is formally opened.

September 11 Anniversary Remembrance

This annual program pays tribute to those who were lost on September 11, 2001, including three IUP alumni. Takes place at 8:30 a.m. in the Oak Grove.

Chancellor Introduces Himself in Website Video

A video featuring new Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Chancellor John C. Cavanaugh is available on the PASSHE website.

President's State of the University Address Now Available

If you weren’t able to attend President Atwater’s State of the University Address, you now may read or listen to it online.

First Commonwealth Lecture Series

The inaugural program of the First Commonwealth Lecture Series, featuring Mary Matalin and James Carville, takes place at 7:00 p.m. October 1 in Fisher Auditorium.

Residential Revival Phase II Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Phase II of the Residential Revival student housing project will take place at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 26, at the Northern Suites.

June

Important Events for Fall Opening

Mark your calendar for the State of the University Address and the Freshman Convocation.

President Atwater Assists PLCB in Video

President Tony Atwater is featured in a newly released video produced by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board that was distributed to all college and university presidents in the commonwealth.

May

IUP Presents Legacy Awards, Surpasses Fundraising Goal

Presidential Legacy Awards were presented during the IUP Legacy Gala in Pittsburgh on April 26, and nearly $150,000 was raised for the University Fund for Academic Excellence.

Invitation to Attend Groundbreaking

President Tony Atwater invites the university community to the groundbreaking ceremony for Residential Revival Phase III on May 8 at 10:00 a.m. outside Wallace Hall.

April

Invitation to the Public Meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees

All members of the IUP community are invited to attend the public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees on Friday, May 9, at 1:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

March

President Atwater Interviewed by Bill Otto

WDAD’s Bill Otto interviewed IUP President Tony Atwater on the March 20, 2008 edition of Indiana in the Morning. Listen to their discussion online.

February

University Community Invited to Trustees Meeting

All members of the IUP community are invited to attend the public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees on Friday, March 7, at 1:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall (located on the second floor of Sutton Hall).

Cornel West to Lecture

Dr. West will present a lecture titled “To Your Health ” on January 31 at 7:30 p.m. at the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology Auditorium.

January

IUP to Participate in Voluntary System of Accountability

IUP has agreed to participate in the Voluntary System of Accountability, which communicates information on the undergraduate student experience through a common web reporting template.