September 17, 2020
JASPER, Ind. – The national spotlight shined brightly on Vincennes
University Jasper as Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) took the U. S. Senate
floor on Wednesday to celebrate the campus and its 50th
Braun’s congratulatory remarks from the Senate floor were broadcast
live on C-SPAN 2 Wednesday evening.
Watch video: https://youtu.be/TdcZebifDoI
Braun, a Jasper...
Sept. 16, 2020
By Trey Van Natta, The Trailblazer Staff Writer and Guest Contributor
VINCENNES, Ind. – Many students have noticed the new and colorful
French Quarter Apartments located along Second Street. Vincennes
University broke ground in October of 2019 and managed to complete
enough of the project to have students moving in by the start of Fall
2020 classes. The apartments...
September 2, 2020
JASPER, Ind. - Vincennes University Jasper has a rich history, and
that history is woven tightly with the Dubois County community.
“The community is the lifeblood of the Jasper campus,” former VU
Jasper dean Dr. Gerald Altstadt said.
The 2020-2021 academic year marks the 50th anniversary of VU Jasper
and celebrates five decades of excellence and transforming lives.
August 27, 2020
VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University continues to promote the value
of higher education for all, and the University has increased
enrollment in the Distance Education Program and at the VU Jasper campus.
Enrollment numbers for the 2020 Fall Semester were reported during a
call-in meeting of the Board of Trustees on Aug. 26.
Senior Director of External Relations Sarah...
August 27, 2020
VINCENNES, Ind. - The flagship mobile game created by Creative Wisdom
Games, LLC - cofounded by Vincennes University professors Jaci
Lederman and Newton Lee - won the Best App award at the 11th New Media
Film Festival on Aug. 15.
“Pearls of Wisdom: Chloe’s Adventure” took the top prize during an
award show broadcast live on YouTube from Los Angeles. New Media Film
August 25, 2020
INDIANAPOLIS – Aaron Radford-Jackson was simply driving along when he
came upon a harrowing scene. A man was standing in the street gasping
for air. Without giving it a second thought, Radford-Jackson jumped
out of his truck and ran to the emergency.
Ben Miller, who is a father and husband, is alive thanks to the
Vincennes University graduate’s heroic actions and quick...
August 25, 2020
INDIANAPOLIS - Vincennes University and Leadership in Flight Training
(LIFT) Academy welcomed its first group of students in its
professional pilot training partnership program last week. The
partnership offers students an opportunity to pursue the VU Aviation
Associate Degree Program along with their professional flight training
through LIFT Academy.
August 20, 2020
VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University has appointed a new leader who
will work to strengthen the University’s commitment to student
success, access, and support. Dr. Robert Dotson is the new Associate
Dean of Students, effective Sept. 9.
The Chicago native has more than 25 years of experience in student affairs.
“Dr. Dotson has led successful campus-based programs and...
August 19, 2020
VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University has received grants from the
U.S. Department of Education that help boost students who face
barriers to completing college.
VU’s Collaborative Opportunities for Postsecondary Education (COPE) Student Support
Services Program and Experience VU Student
Support Services Program provide support to low income,
VINCENNES UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Learning Resource Center – Innovation Room #112
130 E. College Avenue
Vincennes, IN 47591
John Stachura, Chair
Regular Session – 10:00 a.m. (EDT)
Call to Order
Roll Call/Acceptance of Agenda
Approval of Minutes
Report of Trustee Committees: