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Expanding Rose-Hulman's Involvement in the Terre Haute Community

It was one of the finest honors of my life when, on November 15, the Rose-Hulman Board of Trustees asked me to take the helm as the institute’s 16th president. It was especially meaningful for me because I’ve had the privilege of serving here for nearly 30 years, starting as controller in 1989 and most recently as senior vice president and chief administrative officer. Being asked to serve as president is both an honor and an enormous responsibility, but one I welcome wholeheartedly. One of my priorities as president will be to expand our involvement in the Wabash Valley, even beyond our current levels. Presently, our students, faculty and staff are engaged in the Terre Haute community in nu

Great Places to Run, Walk & Bike in Vigo County

Inhale grit and exhale achievement. Let’s go on a run! With the leaves falling and the air chilling it’s the perfect time to get out of your home and enjoy an invigorating jog. There are many popular area running locations but here are a few of our favorite routes. Run them individually or pair them together to get a little more distance in, it’s up to you to decide. COLLETT PARK On Terre Haute’s north side sits Collett Park, a 21-acre green space surrounded by a historic neighborhood. The park has several extra circular spaces, with a gazebo, tennis courts, playgrounds and the iconic Collett Pavilion. This route follows the perimeter and then dips inside the park under the tree canopy utili

New window decals coming to Terre Haute businesses

New window decals will soon be appearing in local business storefronts to increase awareness of the informational site Designed to raise awareness of local community assets, the site includes information on local events & activities, restaurants, parks, museums, shopping, hotels, places of worship, ways to get connected and more. The site is a useful resource for local residents, college students and visitors alike. Businesses and organizations who would like to show their community pride and be a part of the program can contact The Haute Initiative at We'll even put it up for you! Thanks for your support, Terre Haute & Vigo County, as we support all you do

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