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Foundation President Kent Lanum '83 Among Publication's '20 People to Know'  

July 27, 2015

"As the president and CEO of the Paul Ogle Foundation Inc., Kent Lanum finds and funds projects that have the potential to transform the community," reports... Read More

Plastics Industry Publication Spotlights CEO Lisa Jennings '93

July 25, 2015

"I’m in the job I really want, and I strive every day to have a healthy work-family balance,"  says Lisa Jennings, president and CEO of Cincinnati-based... Read More

Barron's Profile of Nation's Top Financial Advisors Cites David Singer '91

July 6, 2015

"Joe Evelo likes to hire recent college graduates. He appreciates their high energy and trainability -- but he’s also found the youngsters nudge him into... Read More

Prof. Anne Harris Appointed Vice President for Academic Affairs

July 1, 2015

DePauw University President Brian W. Casey today announced that he has appointed Anne F. Harris, Johnson Family University Professor and Professor of Art... Read More

Scott Storrer '89 Promoted to CEO at Strand Life Sciences

July 1, 2015

Scott A. Storrer, a 1989 graduate of DePauw University, has today been appointed chief executive officer of Strand Life Sciences, a global genomic profiling... Read More

Tyler Fischer '04 Joins Chamber Board

June 25, 2015

Tyler Fischer, a 2004 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the board of directors of the Clay County, Indiana Chamber of Commerce. "He has been in... Read More

Tom Kominsky '03 Joins Student Transportation Inc. as Chief Growth Officer

June 22, 2015

Thomas M. Kominsky, a 2003 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed chief growth officer for Student Transportation Inc. (NASDAQ: STB).  He comes... Read More

Jim Silkworth '88 is VP of Human Resources at United Methodist Homes

June 16, 2015

James W. Silkworth, a 1988 graduate of DePauw University,  has been appointed vice president of human resources at United Methodist Homes. The nonprofit... Read More

Kristin Wallace '85 Leading Health Care Clinic for Needy and Uninsured

June 11, 2015

Kristin Wallace, a 1985 graduate of DePauw University, has been hired to serve as the first executive director of the Rock River Free Clinic. Located in... Read More

Paula Kaiser VanDam '92 Appointed to Michigan's Interagency Council on Homelessness

June 9, 2015

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has appointed Paula Kaiser VanDam, a 1992 graduate of DePauw University, to serve on the state's new Interagency Council... Read More

David Minton '80 is CEO of Missouri Bank

June 8, 2015

David P. Minton, a 1980 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed chief operating officer of Central Bank in Jefferson City, Missouri. "He comes... Read More

Robert Kiburz '98 Joins Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn as Partner

June 7, 2015

Robert A. Kiburz, a 1998 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the law firm of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn as a partner in the corporate department... Read More

Sharon Rediger Lee '90 Joins Staff of Boston Homeless Shelter

June 6, 2015

Sharon Rediger Lee, a 1990 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed coordinator of donor relations and events at joined St. Francis House, a nonprofit... Read More

Youth Hoops Connection Will Bring Coach Brad Stevens '99 to Montana This Summer

May 19, 2015

Brad Stevens, head basketball coach of the Boston Celtics and 1999 graduate of DePauw University, will be the guest speaker at Carroll College's coaching... Read More

Drew Madsen '78 Named President of Panera Bread Company

May 11, 2015

Drew Madsen, a 1978 graduate of DePauw University, is the new president of Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA). "Madsen will oversee the core café business... Read More

Don Daseke '61 Receives McDermond Medal for Excellence in Entrepreneurship

May 6, 2015

Don R. Daseke, president and CEO of Daseke Inc. and 1961 graduate of DePauw University, was tonight presented with his alma mater's Robert C. McDermond... Read More

Confederation of Indian Industry Elects Sudhir Mehta '91 Deputy Chair

April 28, 2015

Sudhir Mehta, chairman & managing director of Pinnacle Industries Ltd. and 1991 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected deputy chairman of the... Read More

Nonprofit Honors Sophomore as 'Big of the Year'

April 16, 2015

DePauw University sophomore Evan M. Atkinson has been honored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Indiana as one of the organization's four "Bigs... Read More

Scott Storrer '89 is Global President of Strand Life Sciences

April 15, 2015

Scott A. Storrer, a 1989 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed global president of Strand Life Sciences, a global genomic profiling company... Read More

Anne Decker Steinberg '92 is Executive VP of Events at GRand Solutions

April 14, 2015

Anne Decker Steinberg, a 1992 graduate of DePauw University, has joined GRand Solutions as executive vice president of events.  She comes to the firm from... Read More

Jim Barnett III '87 Joins Community Foundation's Board

April 12, 2015

Jim Barnett III, a 1997 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed to the board of directors of Missouri's Crawford County Foundation. An affiliate... Read More

Phil Joseph '90 Appointed CFO of Spirit Realty Capital

March 28, 2015

Phillip D. Joseph Jr., a 1990 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed chief financial officer of Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (SRC). In his new... Read More

Gretchen Haehl '08 Helps Coach Hoops Team to Special Olympics State Finals

March 23, 2015

Gretchen Haehl, 2008 graduate of DePauw University and a member of the 2007 national championship Tiger women's basketball team, helped coach the Shelby... Read More

Ed Richardson '90 Talks Magnetic Materials with 60 Minutes

March 22, 2015

"How did China corner the market on a critical resource nearly every electronic device we use depends on?" asks a report aired by 60 Minutes tonight. ... Read More

DePauw and Five Other Colleges Share in Teagle Foundation Grant

March 20, 2015

DePauw University is one of six colleges to be awarded $335,000 from the Teagle Foundation to design and teach hybrid courses, an approach to online learning... Read More

Jill Skogheim '00 Among Minneapolis-St. Paul's '40 Under 40'

March 16, 2015

"Part of the appeal of the Twin Cities is a vibrant, successful restaurant scene, and Jill Skogheim is dedicated to keeping that tradition alive and advancing... Read More

Natalie Ciambrone '09 is Marketing Communications Manager at Dow AgroSciences

March 12, 2015

Natalie Ciambrone, a 2009 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed marketing communications manager at Dow AgroSciences. "Ciambrone will assist... Read More

Senior Bonner Scholar's Community Outreach Noted in Newspaper

March 4, 2015

"It's happy birthday to Dr. Seuss as a couple dozen youngsters hear stories, create pictures and enjoy cake and ice cream during a Greencastle Park and... Read More

Mike Sherman '88 Joins Mead Johnson Board of Directors

March 4, 2015

Michael A. Sherman, a 1988 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the board of directors of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE: MJN), a global leader... Read More

Business Publication Profiles Stu Ferguson '84

March 2, 2015

Stu Ferguson, managing director of The Underwriters Group and 1984 graduate of DePauw University, is among the "20 People to Know" in insurance.  Listed... Read More

Kristin Wallace '85 Joins Community Foundation's Board of Directors

February 16, 2015

Kristin Wallace, a 1985 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed to serve a five-year term on the Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin Community Foundation's... Read More

Management and Informatics Programs Extend DePauw Experience

February 9, 2015

Only an hour drive separates DePauw and Indiana University, but thanks to a pair of new programs, DePauw students may feel like the two schools are closer... Read More

Steve Battreall '87 Named President & CEO of GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance

February 5, 2015

Steve Battreall, a 1987 graduate of DePauw University, has been named president and CEO of GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF), effective... Read More

Basketball Standout Credits Guidance of Scott Herrmann '87

January 28, 2015

An article in the News Tribune of Tacoma, Washington, on Pacific Lutheran University point guard Brandon Lester notes, "The guard credits his old-school... Read More

Talking with Humberto Barreto

January 23, 2015

Humberto Barreto, the Elizabeth P. Allen Distinguished University Professor and professor of economics and management at DePauw University, traveled to... Read More

Lee Banks '85 Elected President & COO of Parker Hannifin

January 21, 2015

Lee C. Banks, a 1985 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected president and chief operating officer of Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the... Read More

David Becker '75, Mentor to Many Entrepreneurs, to Receive 'Inspire Award'

January 15, 2015

David Becker, chairman and CEO of First Internet Bancorp and 1975 graduate of DePauw University, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2015... Read More

Angie Hicks '95 to Speak at 'Women in Business Retreat'

January 13, 2015

Angie Hicks, founder and chief marketing officer of Angie's List and 1995 graduate of DePauw University, will be among the keynote speakers at the Indianapolis... Read More

Lilly Executive Robert Brown '83 Elected to Franklin College Board

January 2, 2015

Robert B. Brown, a 1983 graduate of DePauw Universiy, has been elected to the board of trustees of Franklin College. "He is chief marketing officer for... Read More