IPFW in the News for June 5, 2017

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June 3

IPFW Basketball Gets Lehigh Transfer
Journal Gazette
IPFW basketball is adding both depth and talent to its roster with Lehigh transfer Matt Holba.

What Purdue Employees Earned in 2016
Journal & Courier
Have you ever wondered how much your favorite Purdue (including IPFW) coach makes or how much top administrators rake in compared to professors?

June 2

Summer Art Classes for Grades K-12
Art classes abound all summer at the IPFW Community Arts Academy.

June 1

Short Takes on the Arts
The IPFW Gene Marcus Piano Camp and Festival will run June 11-16.

After Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
The overall value of IPFW based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.

The $50 Million Purdue-Kaplan Deal: What it Means for Kaplan, Purdue, and EdTech
EdTech Times
Kaplan, Inc. will continue to run most operations at the new online school, which will join separately accredited, independently operating institutions Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Purdue University Northwest, and Purdue University West Lafayette under the Purdue University umbrella.

May 31

Purdue Trustees Approve Tuition Freeze, Budget
Inside Indiana Business
Earlier this month, the trustees endorsed a more than $2 billion budget for the West Lafayette campus, as well as $170 million at Purdue Northwest and $166 million at IPFW.

Meet the Titans: Ivy Tech Launches Baseball Program
Four assistant coaches have been named to Hershberger’s staff: former Concordia and Indiana Tech player Connor Wilkins; former Blackhawk Christian High School and Owens Community College and IPFW player Dru Sebastian; former DeKalb High School and current Summit City Sluggers staff member Todd Armstrong; and Summit City Sluggers founder and former Manchester University and Southern Wells High School Coach Mark DeLagarza.

May 30

Trump’s Budget Targets Rural Indiana Despite Overwhelming Support
Indy Star
Andy Downs, a political scientist at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, said he wasn’t surprised Trump’s budget cuts targeted rural communities, despite the high level of support Trump had in those areas.

Fine Print and Tough Questions for the Purdue-Kaplan Deal
Inside Higher Ed
Purdue compared the oversight of the new institution to that of the university’s regional campuses, Purdue Northwest and Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.