By Becky Wood, Assistant to the Chancellor for Communications: Although business in the United States took David Russomanno, dean of the School of Engineering and Techology, back to the United States, the last day for the rest of the IUPUI delegation was truly remarkable. We traveled to the University Technical Malaysia Melaka, known as UTeM, […]
Post by Becky Wood, Assistant to the Chancellor for Communications: Monday evening found the IUPUI delegation to Malaysia at the beautiful Royale Chulan Hotel. A curving, wide marble staircase took us to the second floor where 25-30 alumni from IUPUI and IU Bloomington welcomed us to an incredible evening of memories, laughter and conversation. It was […]
Post by Becky Wood, Assistant to the Chancellor for Communications: Monday, Jan. 16, 2016 Picture this: traffic at a standstill in one direction, and barely tapping the brakes going the other. This was the road to Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) this morning, and the IUPUI delegation was traveling the right direction, barely needing the brakes […]
Post by Becky Wood, Assistant to the Chancellor for Communications: Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 After traveling for up to 33 hours and over 11,000 miles, the IUPUI delegation to Malaysia arrived in Kuala Lumpur to begin visits with Malaysian universities, IUPUI alumni and future Jaguars. The goals: To strengthen existing partnerships and forge foundations for […]
“It was a phenomenal trip, better than I imagined it would be,” said IUPUI Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Zeb Davenport.
He was referring to a late-December visit to Sun Yat-Sen University, IUPUI’s strategic university partner located in Guangdong, China.
On Aug. 16, Niloo Paydar begins her work as first lady when her husband, Nasser Paydar, IUPUI executive vice chancellor and former chancellor of IU East, takes the helm as IUPUI chancellor.
Soon IUPUI will be under new leadership. Chancellor Charles R. Bantz will pass the baton to Chancellor Nasser Paydar in mid-August. With the approaching changing of the guard has come the organized chaos that is called moving as Chancellor Bantz and first lady Sandra G. Petronio prepare to return to “civilian” academic life. Despite those demands, Dr. Petronio graciously agreed to set aside time — and energy — to address my questions about her time as first lady.