Veterans will be able to start the jobs training in January at Ivy Tech Southwest.
John Whikehart's retirement becomes effective in January, but he will remain involved with the campus he led for a dozen years.
The Bloomington City Council approved a $2 million bond for Ivy Tech Community College to acquire a new building.
Four Indiana higher education institutions will collaborate to create a new health and medical school in Evansville next year.
The Indiana Career Council has created a taskforce that will examine community college best practices from around the country.
A new name and new site accompany the new year at the former New Tech High School.
Enrollment at Ivy-Tech's Bloomington campus has increased from 2,600 to 6,800 in just over a decade.
Ivy Tech's tuition increase is higher than the 2 percent the Indiana Commission for Higher Education recommended.
Ivy Tech officials say a tuition hike will help the statewide community college system make investments in areas such as more faculty and better equipment.
A growing financial deficit could force Ivy Tech Community College to close as many as a quarter of its facilities.