Lindenwood University has signed a lease for 32,000 square feet of space at the Old Post Office at Ninth and Olive Downtown and is moving its Wildwood and St. Louis accelerated degree program operations there April 1. Lindenwood System President Michael Shonrock, Ph.D., signed the agreement March 8, more than quadrupling the university’s space Downtown. Lindenwood had previously operated at a location on Washington Avenue since 2008.
Lindenwood University has been identified as having one of the best-value bachelor’s degrees in parks, recreation, and leisure studies by College Values Online. The ranking considered tuition, financial aid, return on investment, and the number of minors, concentrations, or areas of emphases offered.
Lindenwood University’s men’s ice hockey team was crowned the 2016 American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Men’s Division I National Champion with a 2-1 victory over Iowa State Tuesday night at the Edge Ice Arena in Bensenville, Ill. The Lions fell behind early but rallied in the final 21 minutes of game action to take the title, the third overall for the program and the first since 2010.
Lindenwood University’s St. Charles campus is beginning a transition to tobacco-free status that will culminate on July 1, 2017.
Lindenwood University’s Board of Directors is holding the line on tuition for the 2016-2017 academic year. Tuition for undergraduate resident students will remain $15,672 in 2016-17. Tuition for full-time graduate studies will also remain the same, at $7,836.
Lindenwood University students will see big changes in food service this fall –highlighted by national brands Chick-fil-A, Qdoba, and Caribou Coffee and a seven-figure modernization of both dining halls.
Students arriving on the Lindenwood Belleville campus in the fall will have a dramatically new dining experience at Matt’s Café. Lindenwood’s Board of Directors has approved a partnership with Pedestal Foods to overhaul the dining experience at both the St. Charles and Belleville campuses. The Belleville plan will cost nearly $500,000 and includes the expansion of Matt’s Café, which will nearly triple in size, and the creation of an outdoor dining area connected to the campus’ sunken garden. A generous donation from the Fred J. Kern family is helping make this expansion possible.
The Lindenwood University system has entered into a partnership with Barnes & Noble College to bring a new bookstore and apparel experience to its campuses in St. Charles, Mo., and Belleville, Ill. The agreement takes effect April 18.
Lindenwood University adjunct instructor David Hood, who teaches Virtualization and Cloud Computing in the School of Accelerated Degree Programs, has received his commission as an officer in the Air Force.
Brad Wachler has been hired as the vice president for intercollegiate athletics at Lindenwood University’s St. Charles campus, effective July 1.