Morning Bell: Evansville Med School, Declining Ed. School Enrollments, More Bennett-Ritz
Kyle Stokes / StateImpact Indiana
The University of Southern Indiana campus in Evansville.
IU medical school eyes Evansville expansion – “A property housing a closed arena and a new facility on the University of Southern Indiana campus are being considered as options as the Indiana University School of Medicine expands its Evansville program from two years of study to four.” AP
Indiana education colleges see drop in enrollment, applications – Enrollment is off 23 percent in the last five years at Purdue, down 11 percent from last year at IU, and down 44 percent since 2008 at Ball State. Lafayette Journal & Courier
Tony Bennett: ‘People believe in what we have done’ – Scott Elliott profiles the race between Glenda Ritz & Tony Bennett: “Now seeking re-election, Bennett, 51, is nationally renown within the school reform movement for a long list of changes he spurred in Hoosier schools. In particular, he’s now among the highest profile champions for market-based solutions in education… Predictably, there’s been a backlash.” Indy Star
Ivy Tech Renews President’s Contract Through Mid-2017 – “[Tom] Snyder has been at his post since 2007, and school officials say he has been integral in moving the college through its accreditation program.” Indiana Public Media
Warsaw’s Hintz top superintendent – “Craig J. Hintz, superintendent of Warsaw Community School Corp., has been selected State Superintendent of the Year for 2013 by the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents.” South Bend Tribune