The Missouri Colleges Fund (MCF) recently announced that Lindenwood University, St. Charles, Mo., has become its seventeenth member. Member schools are independent baccalaureate degree-granting liberal arts colleges and universities in the State of Missouri.
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.
The Brass Rail Players, a community theatre group, will hold auditions for its summer musical, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, at 6:30 p.m. on May 22 and 23 at the Lindenwood University-Belleville auditorium, at 2600 W. Main St., where the production will be staged from July 25 through 29. The group, which is in its third season, has presented its last several productions in the Lindenwood Belleville auditorium.
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.