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August 20, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University has appointed a new leader who will work to strengthen the University’s commitment to student success, access, and support. Dr. Robert Dotson is the new Associate Dean of Students, effective Sept. 9. The Chicago native has more than 25 years of experience in student affairs. “Dr. Dotson has led successful campus-based programs and...

August 19, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University has received grants from the U.S. Department of Education that help boost students who face barriers to completing college. VU’s Collaborative Opportunities for Postsecondary Education (COPE) Student Support Services Program and Experience VU Student Support Services Program provide support to low income, first-generation, and/or...

  VINCENNES UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES Wednesday, August 26, 2020 *ZOOM/CALL-IN MEETING* Learning Resource Center – Innovation Room #112 130 E. College Avenue Vincennes, IN  47591 John Stachura, Chair Regular Session – 10:00 a.m. (EDT) Call to Order Roll Call/Acceptance of Agenda Approval of Minutes  Chairman’s Remarks Report of Trustee Committees: University...

August 17, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – U.S. Senator and prominent Indiana businessman Mike Braun is applauding Vincennes University for fostering workforce solutions that are developing a highly-skilled pipeline to keep the United States running and the economy propelling forward. Braun praised VU for being entrepreneurial. “What VU is doing by thinking outside of the box and working with a ...

August 5, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – With the coronavirus pandemic impacting in-person activities on the Vincennes University campus, VU Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) College and Career Success Program Manager Shaun Brames was determined to make sure college-bound students could still take part in the annual VU JAG Summer Academy, and hence the one-week immersive college experience...

NOTICE OF MEETING: VINCENNES UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL REGULAR SESSION Thursday, August 6, 2020 John Stachura, Chair CALL IN MEETING     Executive Session – 9:30 a.m. (EDT) For discussion of the assessment, design, and implementation of school safety and security measures, plans, and systems. [IC 5-14-1.5-6.1(b)(3)] Pursuant to Indiana Code, executive...

VINCENNES UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES NOTICE OF MEETING FINANCE/REVENUE COMMITTEE Review bids: French Quarter Student Housing Project – Phase 2 Monday, August 3, 2020 1:00 p.m. (EDT) Mike Sievers, Chair Due to restrictions on gathering limits and social distancing because of the COVID- 19 virus, this will be a call-in meeting only. (812) 888-2042 Click here to view and...

July 23, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University graduates in the Surgical Technology program had a 92.3 percent passing rate on the Certified Surgical Technologists exam, well surpassing the national average of 75.9 percent most recently reported in 2018. VU’s 2020 Surgical Technology class rose to the challenge during the COVID-19 lockdown order when in-person instruction moved...

July 22, 2020 JASPER, Ind. – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and aging baby boomers, there is an urgent demand for nurses and nursing assistants. Vincennes University Jasper is helping fill the void by offering a new Health Care Professional Pre-Nursing Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Track Certificate.   The Health Care Professional Pre-Nursing CNA Track certificate is designed to...

VINCENNES, Ind. - Safety is Vincennes University's highest priority. We are asking you to pledge to join us in these efforts to promote health and safety for all. Here are some of the many actions taken to protect the VU community: -> Three COVID-19 action teams were appointed in April and these teams of faculty and staff have prepared roadmaps outlining methods, rules, and principles to...

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