A tribute to great leadership

On Monday, Dan Smith will become president and chief executive officer at the Indiana University Foundation. On Thursday, his colleagues and friends at the Kelley School of Business roasted and paid tribute to their outgoing dean. Michael Metzger, a business law professor who taught at Kelley for 37 years and is Smith’s next door neighbor, […]

A couple of IU Kelley alumni in the Shark Tank

On Friday, 6.3 million viewers tuned into the season premier of ABC’s hit reality show, “Shark Tank,” and saw an apparent first — Indiana University alumnus Derek Pacqué turn down a $200,000 offer for a third of his company from another IU alumnus, Mark Cuban. Having gotten to know Derek over the last month, after […]

How should the arts be financed? An IU expert offers an affordable solution

Here’s a guest post about business and labor issues in the arts courtesy of newsroom colleague Bethany Nolan, who typically blogs at Art at IU: Local headlines are full of the saga: A contract dispute between the musicians’ union and management at the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has led to the cancellation of performances and a […]