Lindenwood University’s Board of Directors approved on Friday, Nov. 9, 2013 the construction of a second new residence hall and the addition of four new sports at the Belleville campus. The new dormitory will be the second to be constructed in less than a year as the Lindenwood University continues to experience record enrollment.
Lindenwood University-Belleville is pleased to announce that, effective November 1, 2013, Reeta Piirala-Skoglund will assume the role of Dean of Admissions for the campus.
The communications faculty at Lindenwood University-Belleville will host an open house on Oct. 22 from 5-7 p.m. for anyone interested in touring the recently completed television and radio broadcasting studios.
Lindenwood University’s School of Business and Entrepreneurship is now the official Sport Management Program of the St. Louis Football Rams. The partnership, the first of its kind in the National Football League, will provide Lindenwood’s sport management students with direct, inside access to and deeper understanding of the inner workings of a professional sports franchise.
Lindenwood University-Belleville’s Theatre Department is proud to present for its fall semester show the delightfully spoofy The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!. This well-crafted show by Broadway veterans Eric Rockwell and Joanne Bogart takes a comical look at the storytelling process of the American musical and pokes fun at some of the well-known subgenres of the art form.
The Lindenwood University-Belleville men’s soccer team is set to host Southwestern Illinois College in the annual Mayor’s Cup to kick off the 2013 home season. The game will take place August 21 at 5 p.m. on Lindenwood Belleville’s home field. This will mark the fourth-consecutive year the two teams face off in the Mayor’s Cup at Lindenwood Belleville.
Former U.S. Senator Alan J. Dixon will be present to autograph copies of his new book, The Gentleman from Illinois, in the U.S. Senator Alan J. Dixon Student Center at Lindenwood University-Belleville on Thursday, August 15, from 5-7 p.m. This event is open to the public. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.
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.
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 Friday, May 17, Lindenwood University’s Board of Directors voted to name Dr. Jerry Bladdick, formerly vice president and chief administrative officer for Lindenwood University-Belleville, the campus’ first president.