Lindenwood University President James D. Evans, PhD received notification today from the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) that the University has been granted provisional membership by the NCAA Division II Membership Committee. Lindenwood remains on track to become a full NCAA member for the 2013-14 school year.
Lindenwood’s student-run cable television station was one of the first educational TV outlets to offer a 24/7 video stream online. At the time it was first offered, the small display was the industry standard. Peter Carlos, LUTV Station Manager, is proud to announce that the streaming display has been upgraded.
Lindenwood University has hired Angela Royal as its new Director of Student Life and Leadership and Nicole Cornwell as Associate Director of Student Life and Leadership, effective July 2, 2012.
Lindenwood University is offering students the opportunity to complete the check-in process early. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 9-20, 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 or attend the first day of class on Monday, Aug. 27.
Lindenwood University has appointed Dr. Susan Mangels to the position of vice president for Institutional Advancement, effective July 15, 2012. She joined Lindenwood’s Institutional Advancement Office as Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations in August 2011, prior to which she was president of Lexington College in Chicago from 1997 to 2011. She replaces Dr. Lucy Morros, who retired earlier this year.
Registration is now open for the 20th Annual Lou Brock Golf Classic on Monday, Aug. 13, 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’s Recreation Administration Department recently hosted a 5K/1-Mile Fun Run fundraiser to benefit Chris Lister, an alumnus of the school who was injured in January when he was hit by a moving vehicle while participating in a 10K race.
Lindenwood University's Department of Anthropology will be conducting archaeological excavations on two sites related to two famous historical figures. From May 15-June 1, students will be excavating at the homestead site of the founder of the City of St. Charles, Louis Blanchette, now the site of Plank Road Gifts.
The Lindenwood University Criminal Justice Department will host its third annual criminal justice institute from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 4- 6. The three-day camp will take place on the St. Charles campus and will present participants age 14-18 with a wide range of activities and presentations from criminal justice professionals.
Lindenwood University has received a grant from the Robert J. Trulaske, Jr. Family Foundation to equip buildings at the school’s Historic Daniel Boone Home and Boonesfield Village center in Defiance, Mo., with updated fire suppression systems.