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Indiana Commission for Higher Education

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  • January 28, 2015: More Hoosier college students on track to graduate following recent state financial aid reforms view
    Report: Reforming Student Financial Aid to Increase College Completion: Early Progress Resulting from Indiana House Enrolled Act 1348 (January 2015) view
  • January 30, 2015: State helps Hoosiers get ‘Cash for College’ view 
  • February 20, 2015: 2015 State of Higher Education Address Takes place Feb. 23 at Statehouse view
  • February 23, 2015: Commissioner Calls on Indiana Colleges to Embrace New Data Measures, Strengthen Connections between Higher Education and Employment media release, speech (.pdf), speech (.docx)
  • March 2, 2015: More Indiana High School Graduates are Entering College Prepared view
  • March 4, 2015: Time is Running Out to File for Financial Aid for College view
  • March 10, 2015: $1.8M Awarded to Help Indiana Colleges Graduate More Students view, proposal summaries
  • March 19, 2015: Help Recognize Outstanding 21st Century Scholars Alumni and Partners view, Distinguished Alumni Nomination, Outstanding Partner Nomination
  • March 26, 2015: Indiana Sees Big Gain in Students Meeting Financial Aid Deadline view
  • April 20, 2015: Lubbers and Ellspermann Join Business, Community and Education Leaders to Launch Indiana's First Career Ready Campaign view, Regional Examples, Statewide Examples, Quick Facts
  • April 30, 2015: Higher Education Roundup of Indiana's 2015 Legislative Session view
  • May 6, 2015: Indiana Achieves Milestone for Online College Learning view
  • June 12, 2015: Colleges Can Apply for Funds to Increase Teacher Quality in K-12 Press Release, Application
  • July 15, 2015: More Hoosiers are completing college and earning degrees on time Press Release, 2015 College Completion Report
  • July 20, 2015: Lubbers calls on Indiana colleges to participate in new Gallup-Indiana survey Press Release, Letter to Colleges, Pricing Sheet, DRAFT Indiana College Value Index
  • July 22, 2015: Annual information on loan debt will help students make better decisions about how to pay for college Press Release, Letter Template; Fillable PDF Template
  • August 24, 2015: STEM Teacher Recruitment grants placing more teachers in high-need subjects Press Release, Application, Budget Worksheet
  • September 9, 2015: Indiana's Higher Education Commission Meets in Kokomo Thursday, Media Advisory
  • September 16, 2015: State launches annual College Go! campaign with new college-planning resource, Press Release 
  • September 21, 2015:Three Indiana Colleges Win Funding for Programs to Improve Teacher Quality, Press Release 
  • September 28, 2015: Indiana’s Dual Credit Advisory Council will convene on dual credit teacher preparation, Press Release
  • October 1, 2015: Indiana's Dual Credit Advisory Council Meets Tuesday, Oct. 6, Press Release


    • January 17, 2014: 13 Indiana students earn money for college in statewide contest view
    • January 22, 2014: Commissioner renews call to boost college completion during second 'State of Higher Education' address view
    • February 7, 2014: State seeks Indiana students to feature in annual publications view
    • February 13, 2014:  Commission promotes competency-based learning for college students view
    • February 17, 2014: State launches annual 'Cash for College" campaign view
    • February 18, 2014: Commission provides clearer picture of college completion in Indiana view
    • February 25, 2014: State helps 21st Century Scholars transition from college to careers view
    • February 26, 2014: State cuts red tape to offer college students more quality distance learning options view
    • March 13, 2014: State helps 21st Century Scholars prepare for college view
    • March 13, 2014: Higher education Commission appoints new Associate Commissioner view
    • March 20, 2014: Indiana Commissioner to chair national higher education association view
    • April 21, 2014: Commissioner Lubbers kicking off spring leg of statewide "College Success Tour" view
    • May 19, 2014: Commission approves funding and degrees view
    • June 9, 2014:  State honors 15 counties for forming College Success Coalitions view
    • June 10, 2014: New state reports show more students going to, ready for college view
    • June 17, 2014: Application for Indiana institutions to join SARA view
    • September 22, 2014: Indiana kicks off "College GO! Week!" campaign view 
    • September 9, 2014: OP-ED: It’s time to redefine full-time in college as 15 credits (Teresa Lubbers and Stan Jones) view 
    • September 5, 2014:  Commission announces funding for "Improving Teacher Quality" programs view 
    • October 8, 2014: State expands program for at-risk students to 20 college campuses view
    • October 22, 2014: Commissioner to rally support for higher education in Blackford County view
    • October 27, 2014: Indiana participating in national College Application Day on October 28 view
    • October 27, 2014: Commissioner to meet with local leaders about higher education in Hendricks County view 
    • November 3, 2014: Commission released study of part-time students to Indiana General Assembly view
    • November, 10, 2014:  Commissioner Lubbers to speak at first Indiana Latino Education Summit view
    • November 17, 2014: Commissioner Lubbers challenges Clinton County leaders to increase educational attainment view
    • November 18, 2014: DeKalb County welcomes Commissioner Lubbers to discuss higher education view
    • November 26, 2014:  Thanksgiving to be served with a side of college completion this season view
    • December 22, 2014:  Commission spreads holiday cheer with joyful news about paying for college view
    • December 01, 2014:  New Report: '4-Year' degrees now a myth in American higher education view
    • January 17: State kicks off "Cash for College" campaign view
    • January 21: Scholarship advice to aid students in getting to college view
    • March 5: March 10 is state financial aid deadline view
    • March 14: Commission sets sights on closing college achievement gap view
    • April 25: State reports spotlight students' readiness for college view
    • May 8: State recognizes 26 counties for working to increase college success view
    • May 9: Commission acts to limit tuition, boost college completion view
    • May 30: Higher education commission names new Chief Financial Officer view
    • June 13: Commission adopts increased student financial aid awards view
    • August 8: Commission works with Indiana colleges to curb "credit creep" view
    • September 3: Commissioner kicks off statewide "college success" tour view
    • September 6: Commissioner continues "College Success Tour" view
    • September 12: New study points to college advising practices that improve student graduation view
    • September 17: Commissioner Lubbers "College Success Tour" planning to visit Harrison County view
    • September 19:  Higher education chief calls for changes to improve college advising view
    • September 23:  'CollegeGO! Week' launches statewide to help students plan for success view
    • September 23:  Commissioner Lubbers to visit Parke and Vigo Counties on statewide tour view
    • October 10: Commissioner meeting in South Bend focusing on regional campuses view
    • October 22: Commissioner to visit Bedford, Indiana on statewide "College Success Tour" view
    • October 29: Commissioner to visit Hamilton County on statewide "College Success Tour" view
    • November 6:  State's new "Return on Investment" report spotlights college value view
    • November 7:  Allen County next stop on Commissioner's statewide "College Success Tour" view
    • December 16: State awards three 'College GO! Week' school grants view