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Founder’s festivities 2024

Founder’s festivities 2024

“This week, Butler University commemorates its history of almost 170 years with the Founder’s Celebration. The celebration — now hosted by the university’s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion — began on Tuesday, Feb. 6, and will run through Friday, Feb. 9.”

Butler Collegian Newscast 02/15/23

Multimedia co-editor Ethan Polak reports on Butler adding two new Bachelor’s degree programs in public health and data science as well as the upcoming Spring Internship and Career Fair. Multimedia reporters then shares her experience at the Founder’s Day Service Project event.

Illustrator returns to campus

Children’s book illustrator Michele Wood will give a presentation at Butler University this week to help celebrate Founder’s Day. Founder’s Day marks the birthday of Ovid Butler, an Indianapolis native who was heavily involved with the university’s creation. On Thursday, Wood will be speaking about her latest work—a collaboration with Cynthia Grady—titled “I Lay My