Deborah Curtis will succeed current President Dan Bradley at Indiana State University.
A board voted last week to dissolve its partnership with the university on the project.
An alert was sent to students, faculty and staff Sunday after the man was shot warning people to avoid the area where the shooting happened.
Renovations for an Indiana State University basketball arena can move forward after the state approved funding for the project.
Several large parties that spiraled out of control are sparking a crackdown by Terre Haute and Indiana State University police.
Officials say the shooting happened about 2 a.m. Sunday in a neighborhood just north of the campus.
Indiana State University officials are hoping to use a $37.5 million state appropriation meant for a convention center project to renovate its basketball arena.
Officials still need $12 million to fully fund the $75 million project.
A firm studying the economic impact of Indiana State University has found that the numbers published as part of their preliminary results were too conservative.
An apparent hoax bomb threat at Indiana State University shut down several buildings Tuesday morning.