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IU East's University College welcomes new director

Cherie Dolehanty

IU East's University College welcomes new director

For Immediate Release
August 22, 2018

Richmond, Ind. - Cherie Dolehanty is the new director of University College at Indiana University East. She will begin her role August 27.

University College is a department that provides support to first-year students and new online students through success coaching, advising, career planning, the First-Year Seminar, workshops, and other events.

As director of University College, Dolehanty will oversee programming and services for first-year students, online students, student-athletes, and international students with the goal of increasing the retention and success of these student populations. She will work collaboratively with other units across campus to ensure students receive a seamless, student-focused experience at IU East.

Dolehanty has been employed at IU East since January 2012 as an academic advisor for the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Previously, Dolehanty worked in higher education at Earlham College as an assistant director in the financial aid office and as the assistant vice president of business operations. She has also worked at Miami University in the Office of Residence Life as a first year advisor and for IU Bloomington as an area coordinator in Read Hall. She was an English teacher at Richmond High School from 2008-2011.

Dolehanty received her Master of Arts in Teaching from Earlham College and her Master of Science in College Student Personnel Administration from IU Bloomington. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English Composition and a minor in education from DePauw University.



IU East's Class of 2022 is largest degree-seeking freshman class

The Class of 2022 is Indiana University East's largest and most diverse incoming class.

"Students are choosing IU East as a destination campus because they can have everything they want in their college experience right here in Richmond," Malott said. "We have a welcoming campus that provides top-quality academics, a dynamic campus life, and nationally recognized faculty. Plus, we're a very affordable option."

This fall's freshman class has 455 degree-seeking students enrolled for classes. The second largest freshman class was in 2014 with 413 freshman students enrolled.

On average, the members of the Class of 2022 are 18.8 years old. However, there is a range in the ages among freshman students. The youngest is 16 while the oldest is 45.


Wayne Bank announces the promotion of Karen Mayse

Wayne Bank announces the promotion of Karen Mayse to Retail Operations Manager/Executive Administrative Assistant.



IBA recognizes Alonzo Hernly Boyd Jr. as a Leader in Banking Excellence


The late Alonzo Hernly Boyd Jr., former president and chairman of the board of Wayne Bank and Trust Company, Cambridge City, was honored by the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA) as a Leader in Banking Excellence at an awards ceremony held on Aug. 3. He was represented at the ceremony by family members. The leadership award, initiated this year, recognizes exceptional bankers, past and present, who have positively impacted Indiana banks and the communities they serve. Along with Boyd, eight other members of the Indiana banking community were named to the inaugural class of Leaders in Banking Excellence.



Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District receives grant from Whitewater Valley REMC Community Trust, Inc.



Liberty, IN – Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District receives $500.00 from the Whitewater Valley REMC Community Trust.  This grant will be used to help fund “Conservation Days”, an event for 3rd & 4th grade students and their teachers to learn about agriculture, natural resources, safety, and much more outside the classroom.


Whitewater Valley REMC Community Trust Board Members Kevin Smith, Carol McQueen, and Bruce Cowen presented the check to Education Coordinator LuAnne Holeva on Monday, August 6, 2018. 


The Whitewater Valley REMC Community Trust, Inc. trustees meet quarterly on the fourth Monday of January, April, July, and October to review applications for grants.  Applications and information regarding the program can be found at under Member Services and Operation Round UP.


About Whitewater Valley REMC

Whitewater Valley Rural Electric Membership Corporation is based in Liberty, Indiana.  The cooperative provides electricity to 9,708 residential, business and farm members in Dearborn, Franklin, Fayette, Randolph, Union, and Wayne counties




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