Press release from Ivy Tech Community College
(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – Chancellor Jim Helms has announced the State Board of Trustees of Ivy Tech Community College will meet October 9th and 10th, 2012 at the Lawrenceburg Riverfront Campus, 50 Walnut Street.
The Ivy Tech State Board is comprised of 14 members appointed by the governor. Each member represents one of Ivy Tech’s 14 regions. Lillian Sue Livers, Madison, Director of The King’s Daughters’ Hospital Foundation, is the board representative for the Southeast Region, which includes the Lawrenceburg and Madison campuses and the Batesville instructional site. The Chair of the Board is V. Bruce Walkup, Regional President, First Financial Bank, Sullivan, Indiana.
The State Board is meeting at Lawrenceburg for the second time in the past seven years. During this span it has also met twice at the Madison campus.
According to Indiana law, each trustee must have knowledge or experience in one or more of the following areas: manufacturing, commerce, labor, agriculture, state and regional economic development needs, and/or Indiana’s educational delivery system. Trustees are appointed for three years in overlapping terms.
The State Board meets regularly on a bimonthly basis.
Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public post-secondary institution and the nation’s largest singly-accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with local community needs along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. Ivy Tech is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.
Ivy Tech Community College Southeast serves Dearborn, Ripley, Ohio, Switzerland and Jefferson Counties as well as bordering areas in northern Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio.