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A Center and its Director

BY RYAN LOVELACE | Managing Editor #96479074 / gettyimages.com Butler University and Christian Theological Seminary have moved at “light speed” to launch The Desmond Tutu Center while expressing no concerns about the project or the leadership of the Rev. Allan Boesak. Boesak, a former anti-apartheid activist and politician in South Africa, arrived in Indianapolis in fall

Sizing up the tuition competition

Two documents displayed at the Mar. 28 Faculty Senate meeting are helping shed a different light on Butler University’s tuition increase for the next academic year. The documents provide a list of 25 schools Butler most often competes with for potential students, or the most common cross-applicant schools. One compares tuition and monetary costs of

Dollars under review

Butler University is undergoing a revenue and expenses review by an independently-hired consultant. Michael Leardi is working alongside Bruce Arick, vice president of finance and administration, and Provost Kathryn Morris while collecting the university’s financial data to create a cost of education model. The work group conducting the review will also include Doug Spaniol, vice-chair

Morris prepares for university academic review

Kathryn Morris, provost and vice president for academic affairs, discussed Butler University’s academic mission at yesterday’s Faculty Senate meeting. Morris and Bruce Arick, vice president of finance and administration, have been developing a plan that will provide a total review of the university and its financial state. The report, titled “Cost of Education Model,” will

Howell to take head HR position

After beating out more than 100 applicants, La Veda Howell was appointed as the new executive director of human resources and will begin work at Butler University, Dec. 17. Howell was one of three finalists. “La Veda just displayed some wonderful leadership characteristics,” said Bill O’Donnell, College of Business graduate program director. O’Donnell said Howell

Search continues for HR director

The search for Butler University’s new executive director of human resources is drawing to a close. Search Committee Chair Bill O’Donnell said he is very confident the new director of HR will be named before the end of the semester. “It’s very visible that all the candidates we are considering bring great experience and different

University funds: Danko aims to grow resources

Butler University’s endowment totaled $150 million as of August 2012, but President Jim Danko’s strategic vision wants to increase it to $750 million by 2025. In order to achieve this goal, Butler’s endowment would need to grow by more than $4 million per month, on average, from September 2012 to 2025. During Butler’s last fiscal

Officials allocate money to cover $2.28M deficit

Butler University officials used money from two funds to make up for a $2.28 million deficit in this year’s projected budget. $1.145 million from last year’s surplus will be used in part to cover the deficit. The remaining $1.135 million will come from a contingency fund, a sort of cushion for the university budget. Several

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