IUS Panel To Offer 2012 Economic Forecast

The Indiana University Southeast School of Business will hold its annual Economic Outlook Breakfast this week. Spokeswoman Erica Walsh says panel of experts from IUS and the Indiana University Bloomington campus will offer their forecasts for the local, regional and national economies in 2012. “It’s something we do every year to keep the community involved […]

IUS Plans New Fee, Higher Tuition

Indiana University Southeast is planning to raise total costs more than the state’s Commission for Higher Education has recommended, but school officials say the increase is justified. The commission has recommended that IUS keep tuition increases at or under 2.5 percent for the next two years. Technically, tuition will remain under that amount, but IUS […]

Economists Say Gradual Recovery Likely For 2011

Ken Troske says the country’s gross domestic product is growing, but that may not offer much assurance, since unemployment remains high. As for Americans with jobs, Troske says they are unlikely to start spending again until the housing market improves.

Fines for Smoking Ban Violators Still on Hold at IUS

by Stephanie Crosby Indiana University Southeast still hasn’t implemented fines for its two-year-old smoking ban, as was originally planned January first. Administrators delayed initiating the fines when they were met with opposition from a campus task force. IUS spokesperson Erica Walsh says an administrator at Indiana University in Bloomington has called a system-wide meeting to […]

Hill Town Hall Meeting on Health Care Civil

Congressman Baron Hill of Indiana’s ninth district held his first town hall meeting on proposed health care overhaul legislation last night in New Albany. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Nearly 600 people came to the Indiana University Southeast campus to hear from and ask questions of Hill. The overflow crowd included 200 people in an […]

Wired65 Report Released

A new report was released Tuesday in Louisville that assesses the the economic and workforce development challenges facing a 26 county region in Kentucky and Indiana adjacent to the Interstate 65 corridor. The Wired65 Regional Competitiveness Strategy was authored in part by the Austin, Texas consulting firm TIP Strategies. Company executive Tom Stellman says among […]

IUS Panel To Discuss Financial Crisis

A panel of economic experts and local business people will take part in a discussion this evening in New Albany to help people sort out all the facts related to the nation’s financial crisis. It’s sponsored by Indiana University Southeast. Business professor Brenda Swartz says some people are understandably bewildered by the developments of the […]