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Apr. 17, 2014

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

VU Beckes Student Union (BSU)
1101 N. Second Street
Vincennes, Indiana 47591

University Affairs Committee:  9:30 AM (EDT), BSU Fort Sackville Room 1

Finance/Revenue Committee:  10:00 AM, BSU Fort Sackville Room 1

Personnel & Nominating Committee:  10:15 AM, BSU Fort Sackville Room 1

Regular Session:  10:30 AM, BSU Fort Sackville Rooms

Call to Order
Roll Call/Acceptance of Agenda
Approval of Minutes
Chair’s Remarks
Report of Trustee Subcommittees:

  1. University Affairs
  2. Finance/Revenue
  3. Personnel & Nominating

Reports from the Administrative Leadership:

  1. Marketing/Enrollment Report


Apr. 17, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University will present an Honorary Doctorate in Public Service to Indiana State Senator Tom Wyss during VU’s 208th Commencement Exercises on May 3 at the Physical Education Complex.  The Senator will join VU President Dick Helton in addressing VU graduates.

Wyss has represented Fort Wayne since his election in 1985.  He represents Senate District 15, which includes portions of Allen County.

In addition to his service in the State Senate, Wyss served in the Indiana Air National Guard from 1966 to 1997, retiring as a lieutenant colonel and public information officer.  He was elected to the Allen County Council in 1976.

In the General Assembly Wyss is chair of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Transportation, and...

Apr. 15, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University students majoring in Physical Therapy participated in the Walk for MS in Evansville on April 12.

VU student Kelly Mehringer, Jasper, served as captain for the team that raised more than $1,200 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the more than 7,500 Hoosiers living with MS throughout the state.  Mehringer was joined by other VU students, alumni, and family members.

PHOTO - Members of the VU Walk for MS team include (first row) Kelci Mann, Loogootee; Kelly Mehringer, Missy and Eli Schwenk, all from Jasper; Hannah Richardson, Vincennes; and Angie Abbott, Evansville; (second row) Casey Meeks and Janesa Henry, both from Wheatland; Jennifer Dove, Elnora; Kramer Sweeten, Lawrenceville, IL; Adam Ketterhenry, Jasper;...

Apr. 14, 2014

Watch the WTHI story about the VU Law Enforcement Association.

The VU department of law and safety is one of the best you'll find anywhere. We offer a bachelor's degree in homeland security and public safety led by a veteran FBI agent. Our two year programs allow you to easily transfer to a four year degree or start a great career. Go ahead... ask anyone about our law and safety department!

VU also offers a four year degree in homeland security. The program is one of a few offered in the country and led by a former FBI agent.

You can also earn a one year certificate in the areas of emergency medical services/paramedic, fire science and safety technology...

Apr. 14, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Surveying Alumni Group will host its 6th Annual Vincennes University Land Surveying Alumni Equipment Fund Golf Outing on April 25.  Registration is underway now for the outing at Eagle Valley Golf Course in Evansville.  Tee time is 12:00 Noon CDT (Evansville time), 1:00 p.m. EDT (Vincennes time).

The golf outing is co-sponsored with the Southwest Chapter of the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors.  The fee is $85 per player or $340 for a team of four and includes cart rental, entry fee, green fees, 18 holes of golf, lunch, snacks, and beverages.  To make a reservation, or to be a sponsor, go to, call 800-945-ALUM, or email...


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