Two female students work with computers and a robot

Butler Receives More Than $900,000 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to Fund Butler BOOST Summer Camps


Butler University has received a grant of $907,993 from Lilly Endowment Inc. through its initiative, Indiana Youth Programs on Campus (IYPC). The grant will help the University launch Butler BOOST, an initiative designed to prepare Indiana youth for success in postsecondary education and careers through meaningful camp experiences. Lilly Endowment’s IYPC initiative is designed to…

Group photo of new students in the shape of a paw print with a heart in the middle.

Butler University Enrollment Bolstered by Out-of-State Recruitment


More than 1,200 first-year students started classes at Butler University today, an increase of more than six percent over last year and the third-largest incoming class in the University’s history. The growth comes at a time when many other liberal arts institutions are struggling with enrollment. The number of students graduating from Indiana high schools…

Butler Summer Institute Immerses Students in (Their Own) Research

A lepidopterist, an astrophysicist and a dancer walk into a bar … No, it’s not a variation on an old joke. It’s an example of the variety of student researchers who get to know each other during the Butler Summer Institute (BSI)—and just one of the opportunities in a program chock full of them. BSI,…

Beast Coast Logo in front of Esports background

Butler University Announces Beastcoast as Esports Park’s Newest Tenant


Butler University today announced that Beastcoast, a leading esports organization and gaming content network, will be the newest tenant at Esports Park. Beastcoast staff and esports players will use the Esports Park facilities for competitive training while forging a deeper relationship with the collegiate esports scene in Indianapolis and the Greater Midwest region. “Community partnerships…

Becky Tanowski leads a class session at Butler Lab School 55

Butler University’s Teacher-Led, Teacher Education Program Provides Training for Teachers with Alternative Credentials


Butler University is addressing Indiana’s teacher shortage through a new program designed to support new teachers, alternatively credentialed teachers, emergency-permitted teachers, or long-term substitute teachers with the training they need to succeed in the classroom. Butler’s first cohort of teachers will begin the first module of training in its “Teacher-Led, Teacher Education” program at the…

Butler Receives $4M Gift from Alumni to Fund New University House


Butler University recently received a $4 million gift from Trustee Jay Love ʼ76 and wife Christie (Kile) Love ʼ79 to fund the construction of a new University House and Presidential Residence, which will be named the Jay and Christie Kile Love University House. The residence will serve as both a home for future Butler presidents…