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.
The group flaunted its First Amendment rights by reading banned books from Dr. Seuss, Kurt Vonnegut and others.