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  • IU Kokomo Chancellor Michael Harris named 2011 Person of the Year: IU Home Pages: Faculty and staff news from the campuses of Indiana University HEADLINERS ARTS & HUMANITIES EVENTS FYI HEALTH OUTREACH RESEARCH Search TECHNOLOGY Home > Headliners > Story January 2012 In Every Issue At Work Fast Facts Flashback Multimedia IU Kokomo Chancellor Michael Harris named 2011 Person of the Year Indiana University Kokomo Chancellor Michael Harris was named the Kokomo Perspective 2011 Person of the Year for his leadership, vision and accomplishments in guiding the campus in strategic, innovative and forward-looking initiatives. Web Mastery The award was announced in the Dec. 21 edition, which says Schedule IU Kokomo is "well on its way to becoming one of the most important and exciting locations on the city's map," because of Subscribe Archives Harris' vision. About Us "He wasted little time in making his presence felt academically, athletically and as a member of the larger community," the newspaper said. In an editorial piece, Perspective columnist John Floyd referred to the chancellor as "extremely visible and community oriented." Harris, who has been chancellor since July 2010, said the honor is a testimony of the hard work, enthusiasm and dedication of every person in the university. Michael Harris "We together, the faculty, staff and students of Indiana University Kokomo, have accomplished significant outcomes during this past year. It is our students who benefit from our innovative and intentional work, as well as north central Indiana," Harris said. "I am humbled by this award. For me, it's a total and complete validation for the work we at IU Kokomo do, the impact we have on students, the city and on the region." Harris emphasized that IU Kokomo is following IU President Michael A. McRobbie's guidance for regional campuses. The award comes shortly after the Indiana Chamber of Commerce named the city of Kokomo the Community of the Year. "The award recognizes the Kokomo community for its success at building partnerships and fostering economic development through innovative, progressive programs and initiatives." IU Kokomo was acknowledged as a critical player in this effort. Since his arrival in July 2010, Harris has focused on three themes for the campus: academic excellence and http://homepages.indiana.edu/web/page/normal/20760.html[2/26/2014 6:08:47 PM]
  • IU Kokomo Chancellor Michael Harris named 2011 Person of the Year: IU Home Pages: Faculty and staff news from the campuses of Indiana University student success, building relationships and making friends, and transforming the region. Accomplishments include: Partnering with business, not-for-profit and government in north central Indiana to develop and implement a variety of initiatives. Establishment of a state-of-the-art nursing simulation lab. Expanded partnerships with Ivy Tech Community College. Implementation of innovative Student Success programs. Record fundraising. Enrollment increase of 6.7 percent for the fall 2011 semester, which included the largest freshman class in IU Kokomo history and the largest number of full time students -- more than 70 percent. Establishment of club sports, including women's volleyball and men's basketball, with future plans to join the NAIA league. Addition of 12 new academic programs. "IU Kokomo is on the move," Harris said. He expressed gratitude and appreciation to the faculty and staff for their hard work and dedication that made IU Kokomo a success and the achievements possible. He emphasized that IU Kokomo is a source of hope and pride for a future in abundance for north central Indiana. Copyright © 2011 The Trustees of Indiana University. Copyright Complaints http://homepages.indiana.edu/web/page/normal/20760.html[2/26/2014 6:08:47 PM] Find People  |  Contact Us