Lindenwood University’s Board of Directors on Friday approved a 2.9 percent increase in the undergraduate tuition rate for the 2014-2015 academic year. The total expense for residential undergraduates, including tuition, fees, room, and board, will go up by 2.3 percent.
The Lindenwood University-Belleville baseball program and Head Coach Logan Johnson have announced the addition of former major league pitcher and local standout Randy Wells to the 2014 coaching staff. Wells will be a volunteer assistant for this year’s team.
The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce recognized Lindenwood University-Belleville and The EDGE as recipients of the 2013 Business Excellence Award during the Chamber’s Annual Dinner on Jan. 30.
The Lindenwood University Speaker Series, in cooperation with the university’s Gender Studies Program, will present Christopher Vu Gandin Le, CEO of Emotion Technologies, to lead a conversation about men and gender studies at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 6, in the Spellmann Center’s Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room.
Jacobby Anderson knocked down a three-pointer as time expired and the Lindenwood University–Belleville men’s basketball team took down the NAIA’s No. 1-ranked Freed–Hardeman University Lions. This marked the first time in school history that the Lynx have taken on and defeated a number one-ranked team.
The Lindenwood University Department of Nonprofit Administration will host its fifth annual Lion’s Pride Summer Youth Leadership Project from Wednesday, June 11, through Friday, June 13. The three-day summit will take place daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the St. Charles campus.
Lindenwood University’s 2013-14 Speaker Series will continue with award-winning journalist, writer, and Middle East expert Deborah Horan at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Spellmann Center’s Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room on the St. Charles campus.
Lindenwood University-Belleville hosted the first Miss Metro East Pageant on campus on Jan. 18 and served as the premiere location for young women seeking to earn this title.
Lindenwood University is the winner of the NCAA’s Division II Award of Excellence for its efforts to raise money and awareness for the cause of Sterling Thomas, a Lindenwood football player who suffered a serious spinal cord injury in October 2012.
Lindenwood University’s MBA program was recognized in a recent edition of the St. Louis Business Journal as the largest in the St. Louis area. The ranking was based on current enrollment in area schools’ MBA programs.