2011

December

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.

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.

Presidential Search Moves into Next Phase

The Presidential Search Committee will meet to discuss the five candidates and narrow the pool on Monday, December 12, 2011.

Presidential Search: Submit Your Evaluations by Sunday, December 11

The last day to submit evaluation of the presidential candidates is Sunday, December 11, 2011.

Final Presidential Candidate Campus Visit and Open Forums

The final candidate selected by the Presidential Search Committee for consideration as IUP’s next president will be on campus Friday, December 9, 2011.

Third Presidential Candidate Campus Visit and Open Forums

The third of five candidates selected by the Presidential Search Committee for consideration as IUP’s next president will be on campus Friday, December 2, 2011, to learn more about the university and the Indiana community.

November

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.

Second Presidential Candidate Campus Visit and Open Forums

The second of five candidates selected by the Presidential Search Committee for consideration as IUP’s next president will be on campus Wednesday, November 30, 2011, to learn more about the university and the Indiana community.

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.

Presidential Candidates Campus Visits and Campus Community Open Forums

The Presidential Search Committee has selected five candidates for consideration as IUP’s next president. These candidates will visit the campus to talk with constituents and learn more about the university and the Indiana community.

Presidential Search Narrowed to Six

On-campus interviews are expected to begin the week of November 28, according to the search committee.

October

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.

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.

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.

September

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Presidential Search Committee Provides Update

The presidential search committee conducted two open forums on Friday, September 9.

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.

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.

August

President Werner Opens Academic Year 2011–2012

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

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.

Faculty, Staff, Students Invited to Presidential Search Forums

Mark your calendar to meet with a representative of the presidential search firm; share what qualities you think IUP's new president should have. Two open forums take place Friday, September 9, 2011, in the HUB's Ohio Room.

July

Presidential Position Profile Now Available

A position profile for the presidential position is now available, and two forums have been scheduled for the fall.

Presidential Search Firm to Conduct Open Forums

Two forums will be held September 9, 2011, in the HUB's Ohio Room with a representative of the firm conducting the search for IUP's new president. One forum is for faculty and one is for administrators, staff, and students.

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.

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.

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.

May

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.

Update from Presidential Search Committee (May, 2011)

In its latest update, the Presidential Search Committee reports that its membership has met with the search firm's representative and that activity is moving along on schedule.

April-May 2011 Presidential Search Update

The presidential search committee has selected the firm of Witt-Kieffer to guide IUP’s presidential search.

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.

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.

April

Botelho Named 2011–2012 University Professor

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

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.

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.

March

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

February

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

January

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.