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Don Daseke '61 Builds Trucking Company "A Different Way"

December 12, 2018

"I have never done anything in my life that I’m more enthused about than what we’re doing right now," Don Daseke, chief executive officer of Daseke Inc… Read More

McDermond Center Director Steve Fouty On Cover of Indiana CPA Society's Magazine

November 30, 2018

"DePauw has a history of developing outstanding entrepreneurial-minded business leaders," Steven “Steve” W. Fouty, James W. Emison Director of DePauw University… Read More

Brittany Hizer '04 Named President of Crestliner Boats

November 29, 2018

Brittany Hizer, a 2004 graduate of DePauw University, has been apppointed president of Crestliner Boats, one of 14 brands which comprise the Boat Group… Read More

Ms. Examines "How Janet Prindle ('58) Rebuilt the Ethics of Wall Street"

November 26, 2018

"Tucked away in a wooded nature park just outside the small town of Greencastle, Indiana, sits a beautiful wood, stone and glass building that houses the… Read More

David Becker '75 & Megan Glover '04 Help Propel the New Indiana Technology & Innovation Association

November 21, 2018

"Some of the biggest names and businesses in Indiana's tech sector are coming together to launch an organization to advocate for the industry with state… Read More

Sue Ansel '82 is Magazine's 'Multifamily Executive of the Year'

November 20, 2018

Susan M. "Sue" Ansel, chief executive officer of Gables Residential and 1982 graduate of DePauw University, has been named "Multifamily Executive of the… Read More

Eli Lilly Executive Rob Brown '83 Appointed CEO of Brickell Biotech

November 19, 2018

Robert B. Brown, a 1983 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed chief executive officer and director of Brickell Biotech, Inc.  Brown will assume… Read More

Attorney Joshua Schlake '11 Joins Ice Miller

November 17, 2018

Joshua Schlake, a 2011 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Ice Miller LLP in Indianapolis. A member in the law firm's tax group, Schlake focuses… Read More

Crain's Traces Path of Tom Vear '80 'From Commodities Trading to the Candy Business'

November 12, 2018

"What to do when you own a business buying and selling commodities in Chicago and you decide you want to do something else for a living?," asks Crain's… Read More

Entrepreneur Louis Amoroso '89 Brings People "Better Wines at Lower Prices"

November 11, 2018

"Buying wine should be a simple, quick and fun experience," says Louis Amoroso, co-founder and chief operating officer of DRINKS.com and 1989 graduate… Read More

Indiana Pacers Pay Tribute to Co-Founder of the Team and the ABA, Dick Tinkham '54, Who Has Died at 86

October 16, 2018

The Indiana Pacers are remembering Dick Tinkham as a "founding father" and a "guiding light" for his role in establishing both the team and the American… Read More

Hilliard Lyons CEO James Allen '79 is New Chair of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

October 3, 2018

James R. Allen, chairman and chief executive officer of Hilliard Lyons and 1979 graduate of DePauw University, is now chair of the Securities Industry… Read More

ESPN Founder Bill Rasmussen '54 to Keynote Power Broker Dinner in Boston

September 30, 2018

Bill Rasmussen, the 1954 DePauw University graduate who founded ESPN, will present the keynote address at RISMedia’s 23rd annual Power Broker Reception… Read More

Peter Hepner '96 is Senior VP of Strategic Operations at YES! Communities

September 14, 2018

Peter Hepner, a 1996 graduate of DePauw University, has joined YES! Communities as senior vice president of strategic operations.  Based in Denver, YES… Read More

Curt Stanton '84 Elected to Board of Sturge-Weber Foundation

September 10, 2018

Curt Stanton, a commercial real estate veteran and 1984 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected to the board of directors of the Sturge-Weber Foundation… Read More

"Maybe the Luckiest Parents Alive" Look Forward to Tiger Football Season, Which Opens Tomorrow

September 7, 2018

Since 2002, when her son Jack began playing sports, it's been a fact of life for Leslie Gibson McCarthy and her husband, Tom. The couple "packed the Explorer… Read More

Erik Miner '90 Promoted at Regions Financial Corporation

September 6, 2018

Erik Miner, a 1990 graduate of DePauw University, has been promoted by Regions Financial Corporation to serve as market executive in central Indiana. "Miner… Read More

DePauw Mourns the Passing of Prof. Emeritus Tom Musser

September 5, 2018

Thomas H. "Tom" Musser, professor emeritus of economics and management at DePauw University, died Saturday, September 1 at his home in Greencastle.  He… Read More

Brian Goodman '94, Samir Patel '95 & David Barrett '94 at Heart of Drawn to Discover

September 5, 2018

"There is no one path to entrepreneurship," begins a Forbes article on Drawn to Discover, "an online program that teaches better handwriting and fine motor… Read More

Dan Hasler '80 Appointed Executive VP for Communication at Purdue

September 5, 2018

Dan Hasler, a 1980 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed executive vice president for communication at Purdue University.  He had been serving… Read More

Don Delves '78 is Executive Compensation Practice Leader at Willis Towers Watson

August 21, 2018

Donald P. Delves, a 1978 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed executive compensation practice leader for North America for Willis Towers Watson… Read More

"One of the Most Connected Men in America," Vernon Jordan '57, Profiled in London's Financial Times

August 19, 2018

Vernon E. Jordan Jr., "one of the most connected men in America" and 1957 graduate of DePauw University, is the subject of a profile in the Financial Times… Read More

Prof. Gary Lemon's Savvy Investing Among 'Best Investing & Finance Books': US News & World Report

August 9, 2018

Today is "National Book Lovers Day," and an article from U.S. News & World Report offers a rundown of "the best investing and finance books ... (that)… Read More

Hollywood Film in the Works on ESPN & Founders Bill & Scott Rasmussen ('54 & '86)

August 3, 2018

"James Franco is in negotiations to direct the movie Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN for Focus Features," reports Variety. "ESPN… Read More

White Coat Labs Founder Andy Chaudhuri '13 On Cover of CFO Tech Outlook

July 31, 2018

"On a morning in the 2010s, sitting in his well-lit dorm room, Andy Chaudhuri was brainstorming ideas for his latest software application," begins an article… Read More

Central Bank President & CEO David Minton '80 Featured in Newspaper

July 30, 2018

"Adapting to the many factors of banking that don't have to do with finances or numbers is crucial. Culture is a major part of any business," says David… Read More

Bill Clyde '78 Elected to National Advisory Board of Salvation Army

July 29, 2018

William C. Clyde, provost and executive vice president of Manhattan College and 1978 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected the Salvation Army… Read More

Company Led by David Trogden '04 Among the Indianapolis Business Journal's 'Fast 25'

July 26, 2018

"The fundamental thesis behind our business is saving health care systems money," says David Trogden, president and CEO of Probo Medical and 2004 graduate… Read More

Tech Veteran Steve Fouty to Lead DePauw's McDermond Center for Management and Entrepreneurship

July 17, 2018

Steven “Steve” W. Fouty, who has served in leadership positions at five notable Indianapolis technology companies and has a reputation as an entrepreneurial… Read More

1968 DePauw Graduates Steve and Karen Sanger Commit $20 Million to Their Alma Mater, "A Leadership Laboratory"

June 7, 2018

A $20 million gift to DePauw University from 1968 graduates Steve and Karen (Ogren) Sanger will create the new Sanger Leadership Initiative and bring new… Read More

Bill Fenlon, College Coach & Mentor of Brad Stevens '99, Offers Insights on Celtics Coach

May 14, 2018

"Getting (Brad) Stevens to praise himself is difficult. Getting others to praise Stevens is not," writes the Indianapolis Star's Clifton Brown of the Boston… Read More

Kathy Vrabeck '85 Elected Chair of DePauw's Board of Trustees

May 11, 2018

Kathy Vrabeck, senior client partner with Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) and 1985 graduate of DePauw, is the new chair of the University's Board of Trustees. Elected… Read More

Miranda Dafoe '18 Headed to India with Critical Language Scholarship

May 11, 2018

DePauw University senior Miranda Dafoe will spend this summer in Lucknow, India, studying Urdu, the official national language of Pakistan, as the recipient… Read More

Projesh Banerjea '08 Authors Asian Superhero Tale, The God Gene Chronicles

May 10, 2018

Projesh Banerjea, a 2008 graduate of DePauw University, is the author of The God Gene Chronicles: The Secret of the Gods. Banerjea is a senior investment… Read More

Teams of Coach Brad Stevens '99 Have "Overachieved at Overachieving": Wall Street Journal

May 6, 2018

"They overachieved at overachieving. They made a habit of beating teams that were better than them. They thrived after the unexpected absence of Gordon… Read More

Horatio Alger Award Recipient Don Daseke '61 Profiled in Chief Executive

May 1, 2018

"Nowadays, Don Daseke is CEO of Daseke Inc. [NASDAQ: DSKE], a $1.2-billion, Dallas-based leader in the open-bed trucking industry that owns and operates… Read More

Two DePauw Sophomores Win Fund for Education Abroad Scholarships

April 23, 2018

Two DePauw University sophomores -- LizaMarie Jimenez-Ojeda and Roman Magallanes -- are the recipients of Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) scholarships… Read More

Chelsea Conard '18 Receives US Department of State Critical Language Scholarship

April 17, 2018

Chelsea F. Conard, a senior at DePauw University has been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) and will travel to Taiwan… Read More

Melissa Feemster '97 is VP of Business Development at MyRegistry.com

March 10, 2018

Melissa Feemster, a 1997 graduate of DePauw University, has joined MyRegistry.com as vice president of business development. She comes to the company,… Read More

Sam Showalter '18 Awarded Summer Fellowship at the National Institute of Standards and Technology

March 1, 2018

DePauw University senior Samuel Showalter is the recipient of a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) at the National Institute of Standards… Read More

Seven DePauw Seniors Receive Highly Competitive Orr Fellowships

February 16, 2018

Seven current DePauw University seniors are among a record 70 college graduates who are being placed in two-year, full-time positions with 47 companies… Read More

Crowe Horwath Extends Term of CEO Jim Powers '78

February 11, 2018

James "Jim" Powers Jr., a 1978 graduate of DePauw University, has been reappointed chief executive officer of Crowe Horwath LLP, one of the largest public… Read More

Phi Beta Kappa Spotlights the Uncommon Experiences of Senior Grant Potts

February 7, 2018

"I don’t think the liberal arts prepares you for one specific function," says DePauw University senior Grant Potts. "It gives you a base that you can apply… Read More

DePauw Mourns the Passing of Longtime Trustee & Civic Leader Andy Paine Jr. '59

February 2, 2018

Andrew J. Paine, Jr., a 1959 graduate of DePauw University and longtime member and of DePauw's Board of Trustees, died January 29, from cancer.  He was… Read More

Sue Ansel '82 Elected Chair of National Multifamily Housing Council

January 24, 2018

Susan M. Ansel, chief executive officer of Gables Residential and 1982 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected chairwoman of the National Multifamily… Read More

Brad Stevens '99 and Boston Celtics are "Good Stewards ... All Over the Map"

January 10, 2018

The Boston Celtics are in London for a game tomorrow against the Philadelphia 76ers, and as head coach Brad Stevens tells the Boston Herald, "It’s always… Read More

Rita Wilder '87 Elected Partner at Agresta, Storms & O'Leary

January 7, 2018

Rita Wilder, a senior manager at Agresta, Storms & O’Leary and 1987 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected partner at the accounting firm. Wilder… Read More

Penny Sitler '82 Named to Magazine's 'AV Hall of Fame'

January 6, 2018

Penny Sitler, marketing manager for Draper Shade & Screen Co. and 1982 graduate of DePauw University, has been named to Systems Contractor News magazine… Read More

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