Rushville Republican

Schools

January 10, 2014

Ivy Tech announces major changes

INDIANAPOLIS — Ivy Tech Community College’s State Board of Trustees has announced regional structure changes, the most substantial organizational changes that the Community College has experienced in its 50 years. The changes will result in increased efficiencies and further focus on the various communities the Community Colleges serves.

Ivy Tech will now operate with 11 regional chancellors, a number that was as high as 14 in the past. Chancellors will continue to oversee the 31-degree granting locations and 75+ educational sites throughout the state within the various regional boundaries. While the College will consolidate administrative functions across the new combined regions, the current 14 regional board of trustees will continue to operate just as they have in the past. Those regional board members will provide vital community outreach and operational expertise in assisting the regional chancellors.

The College also plans to name what it will refer to as Campus Presidents for an estimated 20 educational sites throughout the state, many of the College’s degree granting locations. This new title will replace the current title of Vice Chancellor/Dean that exists in many of these locations, thus resulting in no additional new staff. The Campus Presidents will report to the chancellors within the sites they serve. The focus of the local Campus President will be outreach to the local community. Further details are expected to be released next month.

“Ivy Tech is focused on being responsive to the local community needs and workforce development efforts. Regional consolidation, along with the recent restructuring of our academic divisions, and soon to be named Campus Presidents, will allow us to expand our outreach efforts and ensure that we are providing what our communities need,” Ivy Tech President Thomas J. Snyder said. “We believe that all of these changes are a part of our plan to align with the Indiana Career Council and Works Councils efforts. Ivy Tech, in addition to its transfer mission, continues to be focused on job skills development and career training. Our new structure will allow us to best assess existing skill gaps between available jobs and Indiana’s workforce and partner with business and industry to fill those gaps.”

Text Only
Schools
  • sch-rv081514-INpact pic Local students participate in INpact event Lucas Oil Statdium came alive with the noise of brass last weekend as local students joined others in the INpact event.The four RCHS students chosen to participate were Karyn Banks, French horn/mellophone (sophomore); Kirah Banks, trumpet (freshman);

    August 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • sch-rv081514-milroy trophy pic Milroy receives traveling trophy Milroy Elementary School took first place in the 16th Annual Jason Kuhn Memorial Golf Scramble held on June 28. They not only finished first place in the school division, but also first place overall for the golf scramble. The Milroy Golf Team was co

    August 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • sch-rv081514-school board pic RCS School Board goes 1:1 The Rush County School Board held their regularly scheduled meeting on Aug. 5, 2014. The agenda was set, all board members were in attendance and things “looked” pretty much normal. The one big exception was each board member was afforded the opportu

    August 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • sch-rv081514-school nurse graph The school nurse plays key role in education There are a lot of monetary facts and figures that are tracked during the Rush County School year. They make their way into reports and meet necessary criteria required by the state of Indiana. However, there is one set of figures that tells a story

    August 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • RCRTA hold meeting Members and guests of the Rush County Retired Teachers Association met at noon, June 19, at Rush Memorial Hospital. President Bud King welcomed those present and requested a moment’s silence for members lost since the last meeting: Bill Gray and Andy

    August 12, 2014

  • One student at a time Rush County Schools began the kickoff for the 2014-15 school year with their organization meeting in Laughlin Center on Aug. 4. The corporation welcomed 13 new teachers and heard the latest updates on technology, curriculum and instruction, the Legac

    August 8, 2014

  • sch-rv080814-band events pic RCHS band and choir "dishing up" special events Two opportunities are coming your way to enjoy a great meal and help fund the RCHS Band and Choir Departments. It’s a win-win for all who attend. So, mark your calendars now.Annual Band Booster Fish Fry - 4:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 22The fish fry takes plac

    August 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • nei-rv080114-raliegh reunion pic3 Raleigh School Reunion a big success Saturday, July 26, began with threats of rain and stormy weather for east central Indiana and as midday arrived, it became a very hot, humid summer day for the 2nd Annual Raleigh School Reunion where the group of former Raleigh students along with fr

    August 1, 2014 6 Photos

  • sch-rv080114-class of 1964 pic1 RHS Class of 1964 reunion June 20-21 was a special weekend for members and friends of the Rushville High School Class of 1964 as they celebrated 50 years since their graduation.They enjoyed activity choices of golf, a meet and greet at Indiana Downs and shared stories, photos

    August 1, 2014 3 Photos

  • sch-rv080114-school board logo Deadline approaches for school board candidates This fall you have the opportunity (and responsibility) to elect three people to your Rush County School Board. The Rush Country School Board of Trustees is made up of seven elected members. They each represent a specific geographic area (Township).

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

Featured Ads
AP Video
Obama: World Is Appalled by Murder of Journalist Israel, Militants Trade Fire After Talks Fail Pres. George W. Bush Takes Ice Bucket Challenge Pierce Brosnan's Call to Join the Expendables Changes Coming to No-Fly List Raw: IDF Footage Said to Show Airstrikes Police: Ferguson More Peaceful Raw: Aftermath of Airstrike in Gaza Raw: Thousands March on Pakistani Parliament Raw: World's Oldest Man Lives in Japan Fire Crews Tame Yosemite Fire Raw: Police Weapon Drawn Near Protesters, Media Raw: Explosions in Gaza As Airstrikes Resume Charter Schools Alter Post-Katrina Landscape Texas Gov. Perry: Indictment 'a Political Act' US Officials: Video Shows American's Beheading Video Shows Ferguson Cop Months Before Shooting Water Bottles Recalled for Safety Researcher Testing On-Field Concussion Scanners
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.