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Dec. 12, 2014

December 12, 2014 - GREENWOOD, Ind. - Taking a “selfie” at the Greenwood Park Mall through Jan. 11 can send four persons into flight.

It’s all part of a contest sponsored by the Vincennes University Aviation Technology Center in Indianapolis.  Once a week, the most creative “selfie” photo will be selected, with the winner enjoying a discovery flight with VU flight instructors.

To be eligible, participants must be 16 years of age or older and the “selfie” must also include a VU airplane display at the Greenwood Park Mall.  The “selfie” must be posted to at least one of VU’s social media outlets, including the Facebook page,; Instagram,...

Dec. 08, 2014

The VU Foundation scholarship application priority deadline is rapidly approaching!  Vincennes University Foundation scholarship applications for the 2015-2016 academic year are due by January 15, 2015 for first consideration.    

High school seniors earning an Indiana Academic Honors Diploma must file a scholarship application by the deadline to be considered for any academic awards. All Vincennes University students are eligible for scholarships, not just incoming freshmen. Unfortunately, a number of our current students considered other universities in addition to VU did not apply for scholarship consideration by the deadline and decided later to come to Vincennes University.  Those students lost opportunities for scholarships.    

Dec. 04, 2014

December 4, 2014. VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University’s Mid-Year Commencement exercises will held be Dec. 6, 11:00 a.m. (EST), at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.  Watch it live. VU Provost Charles Johnson will preside.

VU President Dick Helton will present the degrees and address the graduates.  Other participants include Jana Vieck, dean of the College of Health Sciences and Human Performance, who will present honors; Lynn White, assistant provost for Student Affairs, who will provide the welcome; Jennifer Gilmore, director of the Alumni Association, who will induct the graduates into the Association; and Cindy Beals, director of students, who will present the Blue and Gold...

Dec. 04, 2014

December 4, 2014, VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University’s system-wide headcount enrollment totaled 19,203 students this year, an all-time record, according to Kristi Deetz, senior director of External Relations.  That compares to 18,383 students enrolled last year on Oct. 15, the official enrollment date.

PHOTO - From left, Neely Held, Oaktown, and Harsha Marjunath, from Bangalore, India, talk with Vincennes University Board Chair J.R. Gaylor about the VU Honors Program, following the Board's meeting on Wednesday.  Both students said the program has changed their lives. 

Reporting to the VU Board of Trustees on Dec. 3, Deetz said that system-wide full-time equivalency (FTE) enrollment totaled 10,351.73 students, which was also...

Dec. 01, 2014

The Vincennes University Board of Trustees, J.R. Gaylor, Chair, meets Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at the Vincennes University Beckes Student Union. It is located at 1101 N. Second Street in Vincennes, Indiana.

University Affairs Committee: 
10:00 a.m. (EST), Fort Sackville Room 1

Regular Session: 
10:30 a.m., Fort Sackville Rooms

Call to Order
Roll Call/Acceptance of Agenda
Report from Nominating Committee/Election of Officers
Approval of Minutes
Chair’s Remarks
Report of Trustee Subcommittees:

  • University Affairs

Reports from the Administrative Leadership:

  • VU Foundation Board of Directors
  • Marketing/...


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