Dr. Rahim Karimpour has been appointed chair of Lindenwood University-Belleville’s Department of Mathematics, effective Aug. 1. His duties will include hiring mathematics faculty, overseeing student assessment testing and advising processes, and contributing to the overall growth of the University’s traditional day program.
Dr. Paige Mettler-Cherry has been named dean of academics at Lindenwood University-Belleville; she previously served as an associate professor of biology and chair of the Biology Department at Lindenwood's St. Charles, Mo., campus.
Dr. Angela Nunley, a professional counselor and academician with nearly 20 years experience, has been named Dean of Students at Lindenwood University-Belleville.
Lindenwood University has been singled out for recognition in the “Great Colleges to Work For” program conducted by the Chronicle for Higher Education. The results of the study were released July 26, 2010, in the Chronicle’s third annual report on “The Academic Workplace” and were derived from a survey of more than 42,000 employees at 277 colleges and universities in the United States.
Defiance, Mo.— Bring History to life at Lindenwood University’s Historic Daniel Boone Home Annual Pioneer Days Sept. 18 and 19. Step back into the early 19th century and visit with musicians, artisans, craftsman, and those men and woman who dared to blaze the path into the unknown. Meet with the legendary hero Daniel Boone in his home and listen to the amazing tales of his adventures.
Lindenwood University is launching a new Doctor of Instructional Leadership program in cooperation with Ozarks Community College in Springfield, Mo. The new program, which has an emphasis in higher education administration, will be offered on the Ozarks Technical Community College campus and on the main Lindenwood University campus.
A new era in Lindenwood University athletics started today when the school was notified that it has been accepted into NCAA Division II candidacy.
Lindenwood University will host the St. Charles Optimist Club’s Third Annual 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Sept. 25, to raise money for cancer research. All proceeds will locally benefit St. Louis Children’s Hospital, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and the Optimist International Childhood Cancer Campaign.
Lindenwood University–Belleville has scheduled four guest speakers during July. The presentations are part of the school’s 2010 Speaker Series and are free and open to the public. They also fulfill colloquium requirements for current LCIE students.
Lindenwood University is offering students the opportunity to check in early before the beginning of the 2010 fall semester. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 12-15, and from July 19-22, 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. 23.