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Big East breakdown: Women’s basketball

Big East breakdown: Women’s basketball

The Big East could prove to be a tough test for the Bulldogs in head coach Austin Parkinson’s second year.

Danko, Big East officials positive about Butler’s move

In March 2012, the Butler community was wondering if the school would move to the Atlantic 10 Conference and, if so, when it would occur. Butler officials did not keep students, faculty, staff and other supporters waiting long when another opportunity to change athletic conferences came about this year. Butler President James Danko announced Butler’s


After weeks of media speculation, it is now official: Butler University will be a member of the Big East. Butler will enter the new Big East—consisting of the seven Catholic schools departing the current Big East—alongside Xavier and Creighton on July 1. Butler President Jim Danko officially announced the school’s intention to leave the Atlantic

Butler’s gender imbalance among tenured faculty not likely to last

Men significantly outnumber women in the tenured ranks of Butler University. Institutional data released in the fall of 2011 indicates that 61 percent of Butler’s tenured full-time faculty is male and 39 percent is female, but university officials said that may change in coming years. Typically, professors and associate professors are tenured while assistant professors