In an effort to save money, the directors of the IVCC Foundation have voted to cut 17 Foundation paid scholarships in 2014-2015. This will save the Foundation’s general unrestricted fund more than $8,000, according to Fran Brolley, director of Community Relations and Development, Brolley stated... Read more »
Enrollment for this semester is down about six percent compared to last fall, according to Fran Brolley, Director of Community Relations and Development. Brolley cited four factors for the decline: The unemployed exhausting their unemployment benefits More students are finding employment and... Read more »
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Students haven’t been the only things arriving to campus lately. On Monday, Aug. 26, Kurt Hoffman of Vissering Construction Co. gave a salamander he found on the east campus to Lauri Carey, IVCC’s Horticulture program coordinator and instructor. Carey brought the salamander to the Life Science... Read more »
In an effort to achieve a balanced budget, one dean position and some athletic waivers will be cut. According to the Audit-Finance Committee’s April press release, the initial budget for fiscal 2014 will need to be reduced by about $900,000. IVCC President Jerry Corcoran noted that this is just a... Read more »
Three candidates are competing for two open spots on the Board of Trustees. Jane Goetz of Ottawa, Laurie Bonucci of Princeton and Brandon Evans of Oglesby will all be on the April 9 ballot. On Wednesday afternoon, the three candidates met in the fireplace lounge for an open forum sponsored by the... Read more »
Printing will no longer be free. Students printing at the Jacobs Library, Learning Commons or the Ottawa Center Open Lab will be charged 5 cents for black-and-white and 25 cents for color. Additionally, the price of copies will be reduced from 10 to 5 cents. Printing will remain free in instructional... Read more »
Students will be paying more for tuition starting this summer. Faced with economic decisions, the school’s Audit Finance Committee recommended an approximate 10 percent tuition raise during its January meeting. The Board of Trustees officially approved the tuition increase at the February 19th meeting. The... Read more »