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December 3, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Board of Trustees extended President Dr. Chuck Johnson’s contract an additional year through December 2023 during the board’s meeting on Dec. 2. Board Chair John Stachura and other Trustees shared highly positive comments about Johnson’s performance. “I personally would like to opine on the job that Dr. Johnson is doing in...

VINCENNES UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES Wednesday, December 2, 2020 *ZOOM/CALL-IN MEETING* Learning Resource Center – Innovation Room #112 130 E. College Avenue Vincennes, IN  47591 John Stachura, Chair                                                                                                                          Executive Session – 9:00 a.m. (EST), LRC Innovation...

November 23, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. - A national organization is honoring Vincennes University for its commitment to helping young people build better futures for themselves. Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) is awarding a National Educational Leadership Award to the University in recognition of the extraordinary leadership and support VU contributes to America’s most successful...

November 18, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University scored higher than other schools in Indiana and outpaced national averages among its alumni on how well VU prepared them for life outside of college. VU graduates who have attained great jobs and great lives were more likely to have had an internship, engaged in supportive experiences with their professors, received very helpful...

November 16, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University President Dr. Chuck Johnson announced the University is ending in-person classes earlier than previously scheduled at both the Vincennes and Jasper campuses due to rising COVID-19 positivity rates and accelerating growth in cases in Indiana and the country. The final day of face-to-face instruction for the fall semester is ...

November 13, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – This fall semester looks unlike anything seen before. Faces are behind masks. Social distancing is the new normal.  Certain scenes on campus barely resemble what we are used to seeing, particularly in the Vincennes University Performing Arts Department and music ensembles. Inside classrooms and practice spaces, you see something never seen before the...

November 9, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. — More than 150,000 employers and labor-management organizations in the U.S. utilize apprenticeships to develop workforce talent. Vincennes University partners with multiple employers throughout Indiana and across the nation on industry-based apprenticeship programs, providing technical instruction and degree programs.    National Apprenticeship Week...

November 4, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University’s commitment to veterans is stronger than ever. VU is dedicating a day to remembering and honoring our military veterans and community with a special tribute. VU will show its sincerest appreciation to those who have served this great Nation by holding a recorded Veterans Day Program on Nov. 10. The tribute will be broadcast on...

October 27, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – A stunning, eye-catching painting is currently on display in an iconic place where U.S. history is made.  Capitol Hill is where you can find an oil painting by Vincennes University freshman Lydia Higgins on display to the delight of lawmakers and other passersby in Washington D.C. Her winning artwork titled “War Paints” is hanging in a pedestrian ...

October 20, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University Visiting Professor Newton Lee is co-author of a new book on The Walt Disney Company’s use of technological innovation to create characters and stories that engage audiences in many different media from early film to today’s video games and online environments. Lee authored the second edition of the 2020 textbook, “Disney...

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