Pete Buttigieg, former South Bend mayor and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, was named a 2020-2021 faculty fellow at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study.
Gov. Eric Holcomb and six other neighboring state governors announced April 16, a partnership to coordinate on a plan to reopen the Midwest region economy, which could happen sometime in May.
Ivy Tech Community College has a new vice chancellor for student success at its Valparaiso campus and a new chancellor for its campus in Evansville.
Town of Plainfield Fire Chief Joel Thacker is the new Indiana state fire marshal.
Paige McNulty, the former superintendent of School City of East Chicago, is the new interim emergency manager for the Gary Community School Corp.
Gary Larson, CFO and corporate secretary of The Ford Meter Box Co. Inc. in Wabash, is the 2020 chair of the Indiana Manufacturers Association board of directors.
Katie Conboy, provost and senior vice president at Simmons University, a women’s college in Boston, since 2013, was named president of Saint Mary’s College.
New members recently were elected to the Northwest Indiana Forum’s board of directors.
Alisa Hecimovich was named chair of advisory board for The Salvation Army of Lake County.
New Gary Mayor Jerome Prince was appointed by Gov. Eric Holcomb to the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District Board of Directors.