Ivy Tech Chancellor Chris Lowery 14th president to sign Compact

Ivy Tech Chancellor Chris Lowery signs compact to commit the Columbus/Southeast Region to serving its communities while preparing students as future leaders  The Compact is a values statement and formal commitment of Indiana college and universities to their communities and can be read in its entirety below.   Chancellor Lowery signed the compact on November 9, 2015. He is the 14th Indiana Campus Compact partner president or chancellor to make the formal commitment. He joins  Indiana State University President Daniel Bradley, IUPUI Chancellor Charles Bantz, Indiana University Northwest Chancellor William Lowe, Valparaiso University President Mark Heckler, Anderson University President John…

Lilly Endowment Inc. Awards $900,000 to Indiana Campus Compact

Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a three-year $900,000 grant to Indiana Campus Compact, a partnership of 34 institutions of higher education representing 60 campuses throughout the state committed to preparing college students to advance the public good in their communities. This funding will begin in July and enable Indiana Campus Compact to create and support programs that offer community engagement opportunities to Indiana college students, deepen students’ commitment to community service, and provide them with valuable job-related skills. Indiana Campus Compact is the only organization in the state that brings together public and independent two-and four-year institutions of higher education…

Remembering Liz Hollander

Campus Compact notes with sadness the passing of Liz Hollander, Campus Compact president from 1997 – 2006. We celebrate her great contributions to educating citizens and building communities during her time as president and throughout her career.A city planner and leader in service learning, she had a long and distinguished professional career, first in Chicago and later in Providence. In the former, she was Planning Commissioner under the city’s first African-American mayor, Harold Washington, from 1983 to 1989. The first woman to hold that position, Hollander was a champion of city life, both through increased neighborhood development and the enlivening and…

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