With an eye toward the future, Lindenwood University’s School of Sport, Recreation, and Exercise Science will merge this summer with the School of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences. The two schools, along with the Fire and Paramedic Science Program, will form the new School of Health Sciences.
Edward Morris, Lindenwood professor of finance and former dean of the Robert W. Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship, will be a featured speaker for Columbia University’s Lehman Center at noon on Feb. 16. Morris will speak about his book, Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance, which was published in October 2015.
Lindenwood University’s MFA in Writing Program has been ranked eighth in the nation by Nonprofit Colleges Online among online master’s programs in English and creative writing.
Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T) has awarded Lindenwood University-Belleville a “top school” in its 2016 MAE&T Guide to Colleges & Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education. The guide was released late this December and is available online at www.mae-kmi.com.
Lindenwood University has announced a new $1,000 'Like No Other' Grant for prospective resident or commuter students who enroll in semester classes and who submit their signed enrollment and financial aid agreements by June 1, 2016. The grant is an incentive for incoming undergraduate applicants to complete the fall semester enrollment process early.
Lindenwood University–Belleville President Brett Barger announced earlier this week that Annie Reis has been named the interim director of athletics at the campus.
President Michael Shonrock has announced that Dr. Michael Mason is assuming the role of chaplain on the Lindenwood University St. Charles campus. He will also assume the Butler Religion Chair, a position that was endowed at the university in 1917.
Two of Lindenwood University’s highly-regarded schools – Communications and Fine and Performing Arts – are joining forces and merging to become the School of Arts, Media, and Communications. The merger is effective in August.
For the third straight year, Lindenwood University’s online bachelor’s degree programs have been ranked among the best in the nation for 2016 by the prestigious U.S. News and World Report.
Lindenwood University President Michael D. Shonrock has selected Grant Shostak as general counsel for the university system. Shostak is a seasoned litigator who also possesses an academic background. He most recently served as dean of Lindenwood’s School of Human Services.