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…

Butler University Announces First Tenant for its Esports Park

Challonge will be the first tenant in Butler’s new Esports Park when it opens next month. Founded in 2009, Challonge was acquired by Logitech in 2019 and operates under the gaming division, Logitech G. Challonge is led by Matt McIntyre, a 2006 Butler University graduate who joined the company in 2018.Challonge is a software-as-a-service company…

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Khalilah Shabazz named Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer

Khalilah Shabazz, PhD, has been selected to serve as the Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) at Butler University. She currently serves as the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). She will officially begin her new role with Butler University on September 12, 2022. As…

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Frank Ross Appointed to Inaugural Dean’s Advisory Board for the Clinton School of Public Service at the University of Arkansas

Frank E. Ross, III, Butler University’s Vice President for Student Affairs, has been appointed to the inaugural Dean’s Advisory Board for the Clinton School of Public Service at the University of Arkansas. The 21-member board is composed of leaders from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors, and includes three ex officio members: President Bill Clinton,…

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Sigma Gamma Rho Founders’ Plaza Dedicated During Centennial Celebration

Just steps from Atherton Union, a small pathway of mosaic bricks commemorating seven trailblazing women often went unnoticed. However, after more than a year of planning and construction, this pathway has led to the creation of a monument honoring the lives and legacy of the founders of Sigma Gamma Rho.  One hundred years ago, seven…

$1 Million Gift from Butler Graduate to Support New Esports Park

Butler University recently received an anonymous $1 million gift from the estate of a Butler graduate that will be used to support construction of the Esports Park, a 7,320-square-foot, multi-use esports and technology facility on the University’s campus. Located on Sunset Avenue between Hinkle Fieldhouse and Clowes Memorial Hall, the space is currently under construction…