Jane Pauley delivers Commencement address


With award-winning broadcast journalist Jane Pauley as the featured speaker, hundreds of UIndy undergraduates and families enjoyed Commencement festivities on Saturday, May 1.

UIndy trustee Carolyn Coleman (left) and vice president and Provost Deborah Balogh add a hood to Jane Pauley’s regalia, signifying her honorary doctor of humane letters degree.

Indiana’s Commissioner for Higher Education, Teresa Lubbers, spoke at the graduate ceremony the evening before.

UIndy awarded diplomas to more than 1,400 graduates this academic year, which includes graduate and undergraduate degrees and those completed at the main campus as well as its branch in Athens, Greece, and partnership sites in China and Belize.

This year’s graduating class includes students from 28 states and 23 nations, with international students accounting for about 20 percent of the total.

The University comprises the College of Arts and Sciences; College of Health Sciences (including the Krannert School of Physical Therapy and School of Occupational Therapy); School for Adult Learning; School of Business; School of Education; School of Nursing; School of Psychological Sciences; Center for Aging & Community; and Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning.

International affiliations include the wholly owned University of Indianapolis-Athens in Greece and cooperative degree programs with institutions in several countries.

A recording of the undergraduate ceremony is available for viewing in Windows Media format at www.uindy.edu/webcast through July.