Lindenwood University-Belleville welcomes 11 new full-time professors in the fields of education, exercise science, chemistry, criminal justice, business, history, and communications. Each of these professors possesses the highest degree in his or her field, bringing the percentage of Lindenwood Belleville faculty with terminal degrees to 97.5. The campus employs 40 full-time faculty members and over 100 part-time instructors in 37 different degree programs.
Lindenwood University-Belleville unveiled its newest facility last week, specifically serving its veteran student population. The Major General William L. Enyart Veterans Success Center was officially dedicated in a private ceremony and honors Enyart, now a U.S. Congressman. The naming was made possible by a gift from his wife, retired Judge Annette Eckert, and his family.
While supporters of Lindenwood University-Belleville toured the improvements to the building and grounds of the West Main Street campus Wednesday, school leaders announced new additions to the school's programs and activities.
Tom Coppotelli, assistant police chief for the Collinsville Police Department, has been hired as director of public safety and security for Lindenwood University-Belleville.
Lindenwood University-Belleville will host a two-day grant writing workshop Aug. 14-15 from 9 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. each day. The workshop is open to the public.
Mary Reuter, assistant vice president and executive director of community relations for Lindenwood University-Belleville, was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Belleville Rotary on June 24 in appreciation of her contributions to the Rotary Club.
Belleville, Ill.- Lindenwood University-Belleville is scheduled to open in Collinsville, Ill., its first extension center in the fall of 2014. The campus will sign a five-year lease on 15,000 square feet of space located at 1101 Eastport Plaza Drive in Collinsville. The space will be used for undergraduate and graduate classes in the accelerated evening program, as well as graduate classes in education and professional counseling.
Lindenwood University announced Thursday that its new men's dorm building under construction on West Main Street across the street from its Belleville campus will be named in honor of donor Fred J. Kern.
Lindenwood University-Belleville has announced that it will add three new undergraduate degrees to its offerings this fall, bringing the total number of degree programs up to 35. It will also add a new homeland security emphasis to its current Bachelor of Science in criminal justice.
Lindenwood University-Belleville recently conducted an economic and social impact study to explore the effect that its students, employees, facilities, and services have had on the surrounding community. The four-year impact is estimated at nearly a billion dollars.