Tag: Chancellor Susan Elrod

Chancellor Elrod reflects on empowerment

This International Women’s Day, The Preface spoke to Chancellor Susan Elrod, the woman in charge of IU South Bend. Some of her responsibilities include overseeing the overall campus vision, enrollment, budget and performance on those issues. She also supervises the management of resources and monitors students’ degree completion.

My Gratitude for and Goodbye to IU South Bend

By: Connie Klimek Staff-Writer Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault    Reminiscing my growth at IU South Bend is quite emotional for me, as I came to IU South Bend feeling capable and confident in myself for the first time in my life.      However it took transferring from Saint Mary’s College where I honestly felt quite  unfulfilled and

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IU South Bend’s celebration of women in leadership

By: Connie Klimek Staff-Writer    IU South Bend is home to remarkable leaders, past, present and future. Several notable community members, alumni, and a former employee will be welcomed to campus on March 30 in honor of Women’s History Month. All of these distinguished guests are women in leadership roles, and they will participate in a

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Winter weather cancellations: who, how, why?

By: Mira Costello Co-editor    On a commuter campus, extreme temperatures and snow like we saw in the winter storm Feb. 2 and 3 can pose a real threat to student learning and safety. Even students living on campus might not be thrilled about walking across an icy bridge in subzero temperatures. So, what goes into

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Recent Strategic Town Hall meeting begins final phases

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief The recent Strategic Town Hall brought faculty and staff together to discuss the final phases of the planning process for goals to better the university on March 19.  This meeting welcomed feedback to help the Campus Direction Committee strengthen goals and finalize plans. These goals included growing enrollment, retention and degree

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Jill Pearon named IU South Bend’s Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief  kmluce@iu.edu IU South Bend has chosen Jill Pearon to become the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (EVCAA). Pearon is set to begin this position on Feb. 15. As ECVAA, Pearon will serve as the chief academic officer for IU South Bend. She will retain and enhance the quality of academic

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