2018

December

Mendoza Leaving IUP

Pablo Mendoza, who has served as Assistant to the President for Social Equity, will be leaving IUP for the position of director of Diversity and Inclusion Programs at the University of North Georgia, working with the five-campus system.

Council of Trustees Public Meeting, December 13

The public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees will be held on Thursday, December 13, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in the PNC Room, Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

November

Sink Appointed as Interim Vice President for Administration and Finance

Susanna Sink has been appointed as the interim vice president for Administration and Finance, effective December 1, 2018. Her appointment follows the departure of Cornelius Wooten, who begins work today as vice chancellor of Administration and Finance at North Carolina Central University.

Death of Michael D. Curran

President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Michael Curran, the father of Vice President for Enrollment Management Patricia McCarthy.

Reflection on the Tree of Life Shootings

On the Sabbath following the tragic events in Pittsburgh, President Michael Driscoll shares his thoughts on how IUP can be a stronger community.

October

Support Available for Those Touched by the Violence in Pittsburgh

The violence in Pittsburgh has touched many of us in the IUP community. Please know that we are here to support you and have resources in place to help you.

Student Death: Patrick Morsek

President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Patrick Morsek, a sophomore marketing major from West Mifflin, Pa.

Student Death: Emily Colleen Holm

President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Emily Colleen Holm, a freshman criminology major from Freeport, Pa.

Applications Being Accepted for Student Member of IUP Council of Trustees

Applications are now being accepted for the student seat on the IUP Council of Trustees. The successful applicant must be in good academic and student conduct standing and must have leadership experience and strong communication skills.

September

President Driscoll's Next Open Forum, October 4

President Driscoll’s next Open Forum—to take questions from IUP faculty, staff, and students on issues of their choosing—will be on Thursday, October 4, 2018, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Council of Trustees Public Meeting, September 13

The public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in the PNC Room, Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

August

President Driscoll's Next Open Forum, September 5

President Driscoll’s next Open Forum—to take questions from IUP faculty, staff, and students on issues of their choosing—will be on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Interim Vice President for Student Affairs Selected

Charles Fey has been selected to serve as the interim vice president for Student Affairs at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Fey will begin work at IUP on August 15.

July

Student Death: Cody Dunmire

President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Cody Dunmire, 25, a student in the Composition and Literature master’s degree program.

Retirement of Vice President for Student Affairs Rhonda Luckey Announced

Rhonda Luckey, vice president for Student Affairs, will be retiring as the fall 2018 semester begins. Luckey has served the university and its students during the last 30 years.

June

Student Death: Jazmere Custis

President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Jazmere B. Custis, 19, a psychology major, who died June 22 in Pittsburgh.

Student Death: Grant Charles Heasley

President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Grant Charles Heasley, 19, a communications media major, who was planning to graduate in August.

Chris Noah Selected for IUP Chief Marketing Officer

Following a national search, Chris Noah, an award-winning marketing, communications, and branding professional with more than 20 years of experience, has been selected as the chief marketing officer at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Noah will begin his work at IUP on July 23.

May

Council of Trustees Public Meeting, May 10

The public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in conference rooms 6/7 of the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Hate Has No Place at IUP

President Driscoll addresses student concerns and provides an update on the progress of recommendations from the Diversity Action Plan.

April

Vice President for University Advancement Selected

Following a national search, Indiana University of Pennsylvania President Michael Driscoll has selected Khatmeh Osseiran-Hanna as the vice president for University Advancement at IUP.

Student Death: Carter Brown

President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Carter Riley Brown, 19, a first-year student from Mercersburg, Pa. enrolled in the Academy of Culinary Arts.

President's Mid-Semester Briefing, April 16

President Driscoll will offer a mid-semester briefing on important university matters on Monday, April 16, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

March

Library Leadership Transition Announced

Luis Gonzalez will transition from his position of Dean of Libraries to the role of Advisor to the Provost on Digital Information Access effective immediately. Gonzalez has served in the role of dean since fall 2010.

President Driscoll Announces Trustees' Endorsement of Diversity Action Plan

On Thursday, March 22, the IUP Council of Trustees endorsed the process and goals of the Diversity Action Plan.

President Driscoll's Statement at March 19, 2018 Press Conference

IUP President Michael Driscoll read the following statement at a press conference on March 19, 2018.

Council of Trustees Public Meeting, March 22, Northpointe Campus

The IUP community is invited to attend the public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. at the IUP Northpointe Campus.

President Driscoll's Next Open Forum, March 19

President Driscoll’s next Open Forum — to take questions from IUP faculty, staff, and students on issues of their choosing — will be on Monday, March 19, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

February

Diversity Action Plan Open Forum

The President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion will offer a final public opportunity for discussion and feedback on the draft Diversity Action Plan on Wednesday, February 28, at 7:00 p.m. in room 225 of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building.

President Driscoll's Next Open Forum, February 7

President Driscoll’s next Open Forum to take questions from IUP faculty, staff, and students on issues of their choosing will be on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

January

President Offers Condolences on Death of David Burdette

President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of David Burdette, past vice president of Administration and Finance at IUP.

Student Death: Ryan Decker

President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Ryan Decker, 21, a sophomore history major from Armagh, Pa.

Student Death: Austin Grupp

President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Austin Grupp, 21, a sophomore business major from Renfrew, Pa.