IU and its Kelley School of Business recognized by 'U.S. News'
Several programs at IU Bloomington and IUPUI cited for 'enriching the experience'
Aug. 17, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- This year's
The Kelley School of Business returned to the top 10 in the magazine's rankings of undergraduate programs, and
"We are certainly pleased by the improvement in our
The magazine also praised the school's entrepreneurship program led by Donald F. Kuratko, the Jack M. Gill Chair of Entrepreneurship and executive director of its Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. The school's undergraduate offerings in entrepreneurship moved up to third overall by
"I am extremely proud to see Kelley's entrepreneurship program ranked No. 3 in the world and sustaining the No. 1 public university ranking. This is a direct result of our incredible entrepreneurship faculty and innovative students," Kuratko said. "The combination of our Hoosier Hatchery, an incubator for student businesses; the highly acclaimed Spine Sweat Experience senior capstone course, and our partnership in Silicon Valley with the largest incubator in the world, positions the Kelley School as one of the most powerful entrepreneurship programs in the world."
"It is gratifying that Indiana University Bloomington is once again recognized for its student learning communities and for its emphasis on writing in the disciplines, initiatives that have been shown to lead to higher levels of student success," said Provost and IU Executive Vice President Karen Hanson. "We are also proud of the high rankings for the Kelley School of Business and its entrepreneurship program. The
For the first time,
"High school counselors are vital guides for students in choice of college," said Charles R. Bantz, IUPUI chancellor and IU executive vice president. "IUPUI's high ranking from counselors underscores an emerging trend. More and more students are making IUPUI their first choice."
Several programs at IUPUI and IU Bloomington were recognized for "enriching the experience" for students.
IU Bloomington also was cited for programs that make writing a priority at all levels of instruction and across the curriculum. IUPUI was recognized for its first-year efforts that help students feel more connected and for its service learning programs.
Highlights of the 2011 America's Best Colleges rankings will be published in the September issue of