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The following articles highlight the recent mentions of IPFW research, people, programs, and events in the media. See IPFW featured in the media? Send any news clips to Kimberly Wagner, director of public relations, at kimberly.wagner@ipfw.edu

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IN THE NEWS for September 25, 2017

Were you quoted by a reporter? Did you see the university featured in the media? Send the links for your news clips to Kimberly Wagner, director of public relations, at kimberly.wagner@ipfw.edu or tweet them to @IPFWnews.

September 24

A Single Solution? IPFW Panel Weighs the Merits of Radical Health Care Overhaul
The Journal Gazette
Health care funding is a subject that can make your head hurt. It demands looking at charts and grasping impossibly large numbers. College students have to do that all day long, which may be why none of them seemed to be in evidence at the discussion in a corner of IPFW’s Helmke Library led by Andrew Downs, assistant professor of political science, one evening earlier this month.

September 23

OPINION: Weekly Scorecard
The Journal Gazette
Winners – Purdue University Fort Wayne: English Bonter Mitchell Foundation donates $1 million to IPFW to help create a new School of Music when Purdue and Indiana University realignment goes into effect next year.

Carwein Using IPFW Housing to Close Tenure
The Journal Gazette
IPFW Chancellor Vicky Carwein has moved into student housing as she prepares to retire this fall.

Age-Old Question Dogs New Chancellor
The Journal Gazette
Mitch Daniels’ pick to serve as chancellor of IPFW and the new Purdue University Fort Wayne shows welcome recognition by the Purdue president of the value of life experience.

September 22

IPFW to Host Clinic for DACA Recipients
WISH TV
20-year-old Carlos Lopez came to the U.S. from Mexico when he was 7 years old. To him, this is home. The mechanical engineering sophomore at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne is one of the thousands of DACA recipients unsure what’s next after Trump decided to end DACA.

Elsenbaumer Selected as New IPFW Chancellor
WBOI 89.1 Northeast Indiana Public Radio
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels announced the selection of Ronald Elsenbaumer as Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne’s new chancellor.

Elsenbaumer Named New Chancellor
WLKI 100.3
Ronald Elsenbaumer is the next chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne starting November 1st.

Purdue Graduate to Lead IPFW
The Journal Gazette
A degree from Purdue University and an extensive career that followed has led Ronald Elsenbaumer to IPFW as its next chancellor.

Caldwell Joins CCS as Principal at Larsen
Coldwater Daily Reporter
Max Larsen Elementary School students, parents and staff welcomed new principal Shawn Caldwell to Coldwater for the 2017-18 school year from Wall Elementary School in Sturgis. Caldwell first attended Jackson Community College and Hillsdale College before moving to Fort Wayne with his family. He graduated from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in education administration and supervising.

September 21

Purdue Picks Alumnus to Lead Transitioning Fort Wayne Campus
Indianapolis Business Journal
Purdue University says an alumnus and veteran university administrator will guide its Fort Wayne campus while it transitions away from shared governance with Indiana University.

New Chancellor Named to Lead IPFW at ‘Pivotal Moment in its History’
WPTA TV Channel 21
A big step taken Thursday to try and get northeast Indiana’s largest public university back on track. An academic and business expert from the state of Texas has been named to shepherd IPFW forward, as leaders look to fix declining enrollments and navigate a big change in how the campus is governed.

New IPFW Chancellor Will Come From University of Texas at Arlington
Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership
A Purdue alumnus with deep background in both academia and business will become the chancellor of IPFW, as well as the first chancellor of Purdue University Fort Wayne.

Elsenbaumer Named as Chancellor of Purdue’s Fort Wayne Campus
Press Release Point
Ronald Elsenbaumer, special advisor to the president at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) and a Purdue University alumnus, has been named the next chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, effective Nov. 1.

Purdue President Selects IPFW Chancellor
The Journal Gazette
A degree from Purdue University and an extensive career that followed has led Ronald Elsenbaumer to IPFW as its next chancellor.

Purdue Names Chancellor for Fort Wayne Campus
Inside Indiana Business
Purdue University has identified the next chancellor for IPFW. Ronald Elsenbaumer is a Purdue alumnus who currently serves as a special advisor to the president at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Campus Officials Work to Ensure Safety
IPFW Communicator
David Wesse knows about the different types of emergencies that can happen on a college campus. He started as the vice chancellor for finance and administration at Louisiana State University Alexandria in 2003 prior to coming to IPFW. In 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit his campus, followed by Hurricanes Gustov, Ike and Rita years later.

Elsenbaumer Named as Chancellor of Purdue’s Fort Wayne Campus
Purdue Newsroom
Ronald Elsenbaumer, special advisor to the president at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) and a Purdue University alumnus, has been named the next chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, effective Nov. 1.

Purdue Picks Alumnus to Lead Transitioning Fort Wayne Campus
News-Sentinel
Purdue University says an alumnus and veteran university administrator will guide its Fort Wayne campus while it transitions away from shared governance with Indiana University.

Purdue Picks Alumnus to Lead Transitioning Fort Wayne Campus
The Republic
Purdue University says an alumnus and veteran university administrator will guide its Fort Wayne campus while it transitions away from shared governance with Indiana University.

Purdue Names Chancellor to Lead IPFW Transition
WANE TV NewsChannel 15
IPFW’s next chancellor will begin his duties starting November 1 according to a news release issued by Purdue University Thursday morning.

Federal, State and Local Advocates Talk Opiate Crisis in Fort Wayne
WANE TV NewsChannel 15
Federal and state leaders are trying to stay connected to those on the ground in communities as the opiate crisis continues. It’s because of this complexity people on Thursday’s panel hosted by IPFW’s UC2 Program agreed you have to lay out a list of priorities to tackle.

Purdue Picks Alumnus to Lead Transitioning Fort Wayne Campus
U.S. News & World Report
Purdue University says an alumnus and veteran university administrator will guide its Fort Wayne campus while it transitions away from shared governance with Indiana University.

Purdue Picks Alumnus to Lead Transitioning Fort Wayne Campus
KCBD TV
Purdue University says an alumnus and veteran university administrator will guide its Fort Wayne campus while it transitions away from shared governance with Indiana University.

Daniels Names New Chancellor at IPFW
WTHD FM 105.5
Ronald Elsenbaumer is the next chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne starting November 1st.

Purdue Alum Named Next Chancellor of IPFW
IN|Fort Wayne
Purdue University has named the next chancellor for Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

Grant to Create Local Purdue Music School
The Journal Gazette
IPFW’s music school has received a $1 million boost as it transitions to Purdue University’s sole music program.

English Bonter Mitchell Foundation Pledges Support of Music Education at IPFW
Talk of the Town – Whitley County
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is proud to announce that the English Bonter Mitchell Foundation has donated $1 million to the university for its efforts in creating the Purdue School of Music on the Fort Wayne campus.

Grants Help Universities in Substance Abuse Fight
The Journal Gazette
The Drug and Alcohol Consortium has a Higher Education Council with four “very active partners” – IPFW, Indiana Tech, the University of Saint Francis and Ivy Tech.

Auditor Launches Election Effort: Ex-County Official Aims to Keep State Job
The Journal Gazette
Promoting efficiency and transparency in state government, state Auditor Tera Klutz returned to Fort Wayne on Wednesday to kick off her 2018 election campaign. A native of Fort Wayne, Klutz holds a bachelor’s in accounting from IPFW.

VERBATIM: Elsenbaumer Named as Chancellor of Purdue’s Fort Wayne Campus
The Journal Gazette
Ronald Elsenbaumer, special advisor to the president at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) and a Purdue University alumnus, has been named the next chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, effective Nov. 1.

Purdue Picks Alumnus to Lead Transitioning Fort Wayne Campus
Austin American-Statesman
Purdue University says an alumnus and veteran university administrator will guide its Fort Wayne campus while it transitions away from shared governance with Indiana University.

September 20

$1 Million Donation Helps Create Purdue School of Music in Fort Wayne
WANE TV NewsChannel 15
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne is proud to announce that the English Bonter Mitchell Foundation has donated $1 million to the university for its efforts in creating the Purdue School of Music on the Fort Wayne campus.

IPFW Receives $1 Million Donation for Purdue School of Music
WOWO Radio
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) announced Wednesday that the English Bonter Mitchell Foundation has donated $1 million toward creating the Purdue School of Music.

Foundation Pledges $1M to Purdue Fort Wayne Music School
WANE TV NewsChannel 15
IPFW announced Wednesday morning that the English Bonter Mitchell Foundation has pledged $1 million to help in the establishment of the Purdue School of Music on the Fort Wayne campus.

Anderson, IPFW Hosting Job Fairs
Inside Indiana Business
The city of Anderson and IPFW are each hosting job fairs Thursday.

$1 Million Donation To Help Start Purdue Music Program at Fort Wayne Campus
News-Sentinel
The English Bonter Mitchell Foundation in Fort Wayne has donated $1 million to help create a Purdue School of Music here after IPFW splits into separately governed Purdue and Indiana University programs, which is expected to take place next July.

Foundation Pledges $1M to Purdue School of Music
IN|Fort Wayne
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) announced Wednesday that the English Bonter Mitchell Foundation has donated $1 million to the university for its efforts in creating the Purdue School of Music on the Fort Wayne campus.

Paul Named New Churubusco AD
The Journal Gazette
Churubusco boys basketball coach Chris Paul was approved by the Smith-Green Community School board Monday to replace football coach Paul Sade as the Eagles’ athletic director. Paul, the former women’s basketball coach at IPFW, led the Eagles to a 17-9 record including the program’s first ever boys basketball sectional title last year.

SACS Gets Feedback on Future
The Journal Gazette
The Southwest Allen County Schools board got its first nugget of public feedback Tuesday on the future of Homestead High School – and it favors a rebuild. But opinions about how the district should finance such a project were split. The findings were the result of a series of five community dialogues last month with the help of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at IPFW.

September 19

IPFW’s UC2 Hold Panel Discussion on Opioid Crisis in Indiana
worldnews.com
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne’s (IPFW) University Community Conversation (UC2) presents ‘The Opioid Crisis in Indiana – A UC2 Panel Discussion’ on Thursday, September 21, from 6 to 7 p.m. in Meeting Room A of the Allen County Public Library.

IPFW Report: Discussing Potential Facility Improvements in SACS
Southwest Allen County Schools
Following last month’s Community Dialogues, Southwest Allen County Schools (SACS) Board Members were presented IPFW’s formal report outlining the results at the September 19th Board Meeting.

OPINION: Letters: Fort Wayne University: The Time is Perfect
The Journal Gazette
During my 33 years as the IPFW men’s volleyball coach, I always felt a great deal of gratitude for the support of the Fort Wayne community. By Arnie Ball, IPFW men’s volleyball coach (retired)

Local Volleyball Club Offers Interesting Coaching Options
News-Sentinel
Will Robbins must lie in bed at night drawing up imaginary plans on the ceiling. The Empowered Sports Club owner can’t turn his brain off, and usually comes up with interesting projects to try. Several of Robbins’ friends, including former IPFW teammates, are playing professionally overseas, but they need someplace to come home to train during the off-season.

Area Jobless Rate Trends Upward
The Journal Gazette
The Fort Wayne MSA’s jobless rate again saw a slight increase last month compared with the month before. Rachel Blakeman, director of IPFW’s Community Research Institute, said the news is still positive overall.

Clinic at IPFW Will Assist Area Dreamers
The Journal Gazette
Local advocates for Dreamers – children of undocumented immigrants – will try to help them stay in the country while President Donald Trump and Congress decide their ultimate fate. Desiree Koger-Gustafson, director of Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic, said Monday the organization will have a clinic at IPFW this weekend to assist people wanting to renew their participation in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which grants protection against deportation for two years at a stretch.

September 18

IPFW Student and DACA Recipient Hopes He Can Stay in the US
WPTA TV Channel 21
IPFW sophomore Carlos Lopez was in math class when he found out the President ordered an end to the DACA program.

IPFW Has Enrollment Drop Ahead of Split
WANE TV NewsChannel 15
Enrollment at the Indiana University-Purdue University campus in Fort Wayne is down 13 percent this fall semester as the schools prepare to split into separate entities next year.

Purdue Creates Fort Wayne Biochem Degree
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education approved a new bachelor of science in biochemistry degree that will be offered by the realigned Purdue University Fort Wayne beginning next fall.