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Oct. 08, 2015

VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Foundation has been selected as the recipient of a 2015 Overall Improvement CASE Educational Fundraising Award.  This award honors superior fundraising programs at CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) member institutions across the country.

The award recognizes overall performance and improvement in educational fundraising programs based on data submitted to the Council for Aid to Education's Voluntary Support of Education survey.  The VU Foundation was selected to receive an Overall Improvement Award. 

“We are proud to receive this award on behalf of the Foundation and Vincennes University.  Our Foundation staff works passionately to award scholarships to deserving VU students which are made...

Oct. 05, 2015

VINCENNES, Ind. - The Indiana Court of Appeals Oral Argument Event scheduled for October 6, 2015, at Vincennes University has been cancelled due to the death of Judge Patrick Sullivan.  Judge Sullivan was Indiana's longest serving Court of Appeals judge.  The event will be rescheduled.

Oct. 02, 2015

The Vincennes University community mourns for the victims of yesterday’s shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. This tragic loss of life is a startling reminder that we all must remain vigilant in our efforts to ensure that all members of our University are in a safe environment. Everyone should be aware that threats or harassment aimed at any employee or student will not be tolerated at Vincennes University. Such incidents should be referred immediately to VU officials.

Safety and security measures, “Silent Witness”and crime reporting information, the University Watch program, and Vincennes University Police Department (VUPD) information should be reviewed at as well as the University Emergency Management...

Oct. 01, 2015

VINCENNES, Ind. - Citing Vincennes University as the “linchpin of Indiana’s future,” VU Interim President Chuck Johnson told donors at Wednesday’s VU Foundation Annual Dinner that their support was important.

"VU is at the center of innovative education and workforce solutions in Indiana because of our reputation for producing graduates who have the knowledge and skills to be successful in their careers and their continued education.  Our quality reputation was built over many years - by hundreds of hard-working VU faculty and staff - and it is one of our greatest assets.  As we grow, maintaining our quality must remain a top priority," Johnson said.

Referring to Indiana’s efforts to make post-secondary education more accessible and affordable, Johnson said...

Sep. 30, 2015

VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Blues Ensemble and String Ensemble will present a Blues Night Coffeehouse, 8:00 p.m. (EDT), on Oct. 8.  The concert will take place in the Beckes Student Union Food Court.  Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

The groups will perform works by the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Allman Brothers, and Elvin Bishop along with newer tunes by Kacey Musgrave and Natalie Grant.  Several classic blues numbers will also be covered.

Special guest performers will be Kelsey Barr and Bonnie Hinkle.


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