Contractors began testing Friday afternoon to determine how much oil lies beneath Indiana State University in Terre Haute.
ISU announced a goal of enrolling 14,000 students in a single semester by 2017.
Indiana State University's expansion would further close the gap between downtown Terre Haute and the university.
Coach Keven Wilson says he is confident his team can improve after a difficult season last year.
This year's freshman class is at an all time high of 2,668 students. Its total enrollment is the highest it has been in 20 years.
ISU's new Scott College of Business features 11 classrooms and offices for 50 faculty, administrators and staff.
Pioneer Oil now has the approval of the city and Indiana State University.
An Indiana State University professor says common sense would seem to dictate that criminals would want to be comfortable rather than uncomfortable.
Indiana State University says if students follow the plan it sets out for them, they should be able to graduate in four years.
Administrators at Indiana State University push diversity initiatives to the forefront.