Lindenwood University has been recognized for the fifth time in the annual “Great Colleges to Work For” report assembled by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The results of the study were released July 22, 2013, in the Chronicle’s sixth annual report on the academic workplace and were derived from a survey of more than 44,000 employees at 300 colleges and universities in the United States.
The Lindenwood University Film Series will be a venue for the 2013 St. Louis International Film Festival Kids Festival with free screenings of two films at Young Hall Theatre. This is the first time Lindenwood has served as a venue for the film festival.
Robert J. Marzano, PhD, cofounder and CEO of Marzano Research Laboratory in Centennial, Colo., will address a sold out crowd at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26, at Lindenwood University. He will speak on “Increasing Rigor to Meet Common Core State Standards and Post-Secondary Transition” at the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.
Lindenwood University is offering students the opportunity to check in early before the beginning of the 2013 fall semester. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 15-19, students can visit specific administrative offices, collect verification that all requirements have been satisfied, and become eligible to check directly into the appropriate residential facility on their designed date or attend the first day of class on Monday, Aug. 26.
Lindenwood’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts announces its 2013-2014 season lineup, its sixth season since the $32 million performing arts center opened.
Registration is now open for the 21st Annual Lou Brock Golf Classic on Monday, Sept. 30, at Whitmoor Country Club, located at 1100 Whitmoor Drive, St. Charles, Mo. 63304. The tournament is one of St. Louis’ most exclusive, with all proceeds benefiting Lindenwood University athletics and the Lou Brock Scholarship Fund.
Lindenwood University has received a $1 million gift to establish a Free Enterprise Institute at its growing School of Business and Entrepreneurship. The donation will establish a free enterprise institute.
Lindenwood University has appointed Dr. Deb Ayres to the position of vice president for human resources. Ayres will replace Dr. Rick Boyle, who is retiring from the post at the end of August.
On Wednesday, June 5, Dr. James D. Evans, PhD, received a contingent from the Francis Howell School District, which came to his office to thank the university for hosting commencement ceremonies the prior Sunday. The ceremonies for all three Francis Howell High Schools had been scheduled for Saturday, June 1, at the St. Charles County Family Arena but were cancelled less than 24 hours before when the arena was damaged by severe weather on Friday, May 31.
The Lindenwood University Criminal Justice Department will host its fourth annual criminal justice institute from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 3-5. The three-day camp will take place on the St. Charles campus and will present participants ages 14-18 with a wide range of activities and presentations offered by criminal justice professionals.