Dr. Julia Angstmann, Director of the Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES), has been recognized as a winner of the 2022 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Sustainability Awards in recognition of her work to help lead higher education to a more sustainable future. “The 2022 AASHE Sustainability Award winners […]
Joseph M. Valenzano III has been selected to serve as Butler University’s Dean of the College of Communication. He replaces Brooke Barnett, who was elevated to the role of Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs. Valenzano comes to Butler from the University of Dayton, where he most recently served as professor and Chair of […]
Following a national search, Josh Petrusa has been named Dean of the Libraries at Butler University. Petrusa has served as Associate Dean at Butler Libraries since Fall 2010. Over that time he has worked to strategically update collections and spaces, with a focus on expanding online resource accessibility, and growing Digital Commons, Butler’s institutional repository. […]
Long before the initials DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) were part of the lexicon, Ovid Butler founded the University that bears his name with a goal to admit students “without distinction on account of sex, race, or color.”
One hundred and sixty-seven years later, Dr. Khalilah Shabazz, Butler’s new Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, intends to build on that mission.