2010

December

Student Death: Karlene Bilger

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

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).

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.

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.

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.

November

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Student-Trustee Applicants Sought for 2011–2013 Term

Applications for the student-trustee position for 2011–2013 are now being accepted, and faculty and staff members are encouraged to make personal recommendations to qualified students.

October

“Budget Matters,” New Web Series, to Launch October 28

Budget Matters—a periodic, web video series in which David Werner, interim president, will address questions relating to the budget and budget planning—will debut Thursday, October 28, 2010, on the President’s office website and in IUP Daily.

November 2010 President's Open Forum Set

President David Werner’s next open forum, in which he takes questions from faculty and staff members on issues of their choosing, will be Monday, November 1, 2010, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall.

Harassment Cannot Be Tolerated, Chancellor and President Say

In light of recent incidents on college campuses, PASSHE Chancellor John Cavanaugh has released a statement—fully endorsed by IUP President David Werner—about how harassment of any kind cannot be tolerated.

Applicants Sought for Student Trustee Seat, 2011–2013

Applications are now being accepted for the student seat on the Council of Trustees. Application/nomination forms are available in the Office of the President and on the president’s website. Deadline to apply is November 17, 2010.

President Encourages Support of 2010 SECA Campaign

President Werner encourages employees to give through the 2010 State Employees Combined Appeal (SECA) campaign, which runs through October 22.

Ribbon Cutting and Naming of Stephenson Hall Set for October 8

President Werner invites university employees to the Residential Revival Phase IV Ribbon-Cutting and Naming Ceremony for Andrew W. Stephenson Hall on Friday, October 8, 2010.

Council of Trustees Meetings to Change to One-Day Affairs

Council of Trustees meetings, instead of being two-day affairs on Thursday and Friday, will now take place on Thursday only, President Werner announced. The new dates are December 16, 2010; March 3, 2011; and May 5, 2011.

Performance Funding for 2010–2011 Higher than Expected, Werner Announces

IUP is to receive $5,052,290 in performance funding from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education for the 2010–2011 fiscal year, President Werner announced. In comparison, the university received $2,975,619 for 2009–2010.

Student Death: Baria Miley

Baria Miley, of Philadelphia, a sophomore in the College of Health and Human Services, died September 30, 2010, in an automobile accident.

October 2010 Open Forum Addresses Online Teaching Tools, Budget Planning, More

President Werner addressed topics including the transition in online teaching tools, speech zones on campus, budget planning, performance funding, staff furloughs, and Commencement during his open forum for employees October 1, 2010.

September

No Retrenchment of Tenure, Tenure-Track Faculty for 2011-2012, Werner Announces

President David Werner notified IUP’s APSCUF leadership on September 29, 2010, that it will not be necessary to retrench tenure or tenure-track faculty for fiscal year 2011–2012.

President's October 2010 Open Forum Set

President David Werner’s next open forum to take questions from IUP faculty and staff members on issues of their choosing will be Friday, October 1, 2010, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the Crimson Event Center in Folger Hall.

Student Death: Victoria Davis

President Werner offers condolences on the death of student Victoria Davis, of Pittsburgh, September 9, 2010.

Invitation from President to September 2010 Trustees Meeting

President Werner invites IUP community members to the Council of Trustees meeting Friday, September 17, 2010, at 1:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

President Werner Hosts First Employee Open Forum

David Werner, interim president, addressed a crowd of about 150 during his first open forum for employees on Thursday, September 2, 2010, in the Crimson Event Center.

August

PASSHE Chancellor to Host Open Forum

John Cavanaugh, chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, will host an open forum for students, faculty, and staff Tuesday, September 7, 2010, from 2:15 to 3:00 p.m. in the Alumni Auditorium of the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology.

Pettit Book-Signing Events Planned for September

Former IUP President Lawrence Pettit has scheduled book-signing events in Indiana, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C., for his recently released memoir, If You Live by the Sword: Politics in the Making and Unmaking of a University President.

President Werner on Radio August 31, 2010

David Werner, interim president, will be a guest on Renda Broadcasting’s Indiana in the Morning on Tuesday, August 31, 2010. The show airs at 7:45 a.m. on WDAD-AM 1450.

First President's Open Forum

In the spirit of open communication and sharing of information, President Werner will be hosting monthly forums at which members of the IUP faculty and staff can ask questions about whatever issues they choose. The first of these sessions will be held Thursday, September 2, at 2:30 p.m. in the Crimson Event Center.

President Werner Offers Condolences on Death of Student, July 31, 2010

Mikhail Young, a student in the Academy of Culinary Arts at Punxsutawney, died July 31, 2010, in Indiana.

Greetings to the IUP Community from President Werner

In his opening message, David Werner, interim president, explains his role in preparing IUP for its next permanent president and offers a glimpse at some events this Fall.

June

President Offers Condolences on Death of Student Jordan Cobb

President Atwater expresses condolences on the death of Jordan Daniel Cobb, a student in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology. He was killed in a car accident June 26, 2010.

Fiscal Year 2010–2011 Budget Finalized

IUP’s Fiscal Year 2010–2011 budget has been finalized.

Provost Intemann to Serve as Acting President

President Atwater announces that Provost Gerald Intemann will serve as acting president July 1 through July 31, 2010, prior to Dr. David Werner’s assuming the role of interim president on August 1, 2010.

April

Invitation to IUP Council of Trustees Public Meeting on May 7, 2010

President Tony Atwater invites the IUP community to attend the meeting of the Council of Trustees on Friday, May 7, 2010, at 1:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

John B. McCue

John B. McCue, 88, of Kittanning, a former member of the Council of Trustees, died April 11, 2010.

President's Invitation to IUP Cares “Successful Aging” Program

President Tony Atwater invites the IUP community to attend the fourth annual IUP Cares event Friday, April 30, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Hadley Union Building.

Reminder: Faculty to Be Honored for Scholarly Achievements

A reception to honor faculty members for recent scholarly achievements and showcase scholarly works will be held April 27, 2010, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on the main floor of Stapleton Library, next to Java City.

Reminder: Parade Tuesday to Honor IUP Basketball Team

The men’s basketball team and community student-athletes will be honored with a parade Tuesday, April 6, 2010, at 6:00 p.m. in downtown Indiana to celebrate their successes during the 2009–2010 season.

Reception to Honor Faculty for 2010 Scholarly Achievements

The IUP community is invited to attend a reception April 27, 2010, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., on the main floor of Stapleton Library, next to Java City, to honor faculty for scholarly achievements and showcase scholarly works.

March

President Salutes Men's Basketball Team on 2010 Successes

President Tony Atwater congratulates coach Joe Lombardi and the men’s basketball team on a highly successful season and their historic participation in the 2010 NCAA Division II championship game.

President Offers Condolences on Death of Student, March 25, 2010

President Atwater expresses sympathy on the death of student Jacob David Adams, of Portage, on Thursday, March 25, 2010.

Faculty Grantsmanship Gets Support from New Initiative

The Office of the President has established the President’s Advancing Grantsmanship Fund to provide $2,500 for faculty who submit a grant proposal of at least $25,000.

2010 University Senate Distinguished Faculty Awards to Be Presented

President Atwater congratulates the four faculty members to be honored during 2010 Honors Day on Sunday, March 28, with University Senate Distinguished Faculty Awards.

Buy Great Items through the Legacy Gala On-Line Auction

The Legacy Gala’s On-Line Silent Auction helps to fund student academic experiences, and it also brings you the opportunity to purchase some great items.

Who Benefits from the IUP Legacy Gala? Our Students

Think the IUP Legacy Gala is just another black-tie affair? Think again. This annual fundraising event helps to support fellowships, scholarships, and study-abroad experiences for our students.

Invitation from the President to March 2010 Events

President Atwater invites members of the IUP community to the public meeting of the Council of Trustees; a welcome reception for Terry Carter, vice president for University Relations; and IUP Honors Day.

Montgomery to Be Honored at Leader's Circle Event

At the 2010 Leader’s Circle event March 18, William Montgomery, director of Public Safety and University Police, will receive the 2010 President’s Medal of Distinction from Dr. Tony Atwater, IUP president.

February

Trustees Public Meeting March 5, 2010

All members of the IUP community are invited to attend the public meeting of the Council of Trustees at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 5, 2010, in Gorell Recital Hall, on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Murtha's Death a Tremendous Loss, Atwater Says

IUP President Tony Atwater expressed his sadness over Congressman John Murtha’s death Monday, February 8, 2010, at age seventy-seven.

January

Olive Mae Fornear

Olive Mae Fornear, retired Music faculty member and longtime supporter and friend of IUP, died January 15, 2010, at age ninety-seven.

Condolences Offered on Student Deaths during Winter Break

Acting President Gerald Intemann offers condolences on the recent deaths of Scott T. Millar, Jr., a sophomore Physical Education and Sport major from Hellam, and Angela Martin, a freshman from Kittanning.

2010 Legacy Gala Auction Items Needed

The Legacy Gala will take place Saturday, April 10, 2010, in the Carnegie Museum Music Hall Foyer. Your donation of memorabilia or luxury items for the gala’s silent auction would be appreciated.