Butler University Celebrates the Class of 2024

Butler University celebrated the achievements of more than 1,000 graduates during the 2024 Commencement exercises held on Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11. Friends and families turned out in record numbers to celebrate the 818 undergraduate students and 218 graduate students who participated in the ceremonies. The official University Commencement Ceremony occurred on Friday,…

Igniting the Spark: Butler Lifelong Learning Collaborative to Host Inaugural Summer Spark Week

From June 3 to June 6, 2024, Butler Lifelong Learning Collaborative will host its inaugural Summer Spark Week, an engaging four-day event designed for adult lifelong learners seeking an intellectually stimulating, college-like experience. Participants can choose to participate in one day or the full week. Spearheaded by the Butler Lifelong Learning Collaborative (BLLC), this event…

Butler University Launches Innovative Nursing Program to Address Workforce Shortage, Meet Future Needs of Healthcare


Butler University is launching a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program to help meet the state’s need for nursing professionals and create a much-needed pipeline for bachelor-prepared nursing talent. The Indiana State Board of Nursing accredited the four-year program last week, and applications open on August 1 for a fall 2025 launch. As…

2024 Graduate Stories: Sara Moore

Now a Butler alum, Sara Moore will join the Physics Doctorate Program at the University of Rochester. She is grateful for Butler’s individualized support, which helped her complete three of her majors.

2024 Graduate Stories: Leah Rubino

While excited to begin her professional career, recent graduate Leah Rubino encourages students to cherish every moment on campus. She is grateful for the relationships she has formed with classmates, professors, and lacrosse teammates.

Butler University to Recognize Clarence Crain ’73 with Honorary Degree at 2024 Commencement 

Butler University proudly announces that Clarence Crain ’73, a distinguished alumnus and dedicated community leader, will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters during the Spring Commencement ceremonies at Hinkle Fieldhouse on May 10, 2024. In selecting honorary degree recipients, Butler University strives to celebrate individuals whose lives and work reflect the University’s core values…

2024 Graduate Stories: Quinn Shanahan

Reflecting on her Butler experience, Quinn Shanahan encourages new Bulldogs to trust their instincts and try new things. She is thankful for the Lacy School of Business’s flexibility, allowing her to identify her passion for International Business.

2024 Graduate Stories: Kenya Bustos-Diaz

Butler provided Kenya Bustos-Diaz with the tools to be a confident teacher. Upon graduation, she plans to stay connected with the College of Education, mentor students, and continue conversations on the importance of representation.

Donor Impact: Scholarships and Student Success Tristan Rumsey ՚24

Originally from Lakewood, Ohio, Tristan Rumsey ’24 is graduating in May with a bachelor’s degree in statistics and minors in Business Administration and Data Science. During his time at Butler, Tristan has been the recipient of student scholarships made possible by donor gifts to the Butler Fund for Student Scholarship. Consider making a gift to…