Former University president Paul Ferguson resigned Jan. 25 after 17 months in office. The school's board of trustees came under fire over a lack of transparency following Ferguson's departure. Trustees say the forums are an effort to engage the community and campus.
Indiana’s 21st Century Scholar program offers income-eligible Hoosier students up to four years of full tuition at certain Indiana colleges. In 2014-2015 school year, the number of 21st Century Scholars taking and completing 30 credit hours per year increased by 23 percent at four-year colleges and 24 percent at two-year colleges.