- Lauren Robel, the provost at Indiana University, announced in her “State of the Campus” address that she wants to see journalism, communications, telecommunications and film studies all brought together under one roof at the university.
- A Facebook campaign has been launched to save the school's home at Ernie Pyle Hall.
- Robel wants IU's Franklin Hall to be available as the new multidisciplinary school's home.
From the article:
"... Robel said she’s 'making available Franklin Hall, at the gateway to the campus, to house this combined school.' The j-school is currently housed in Ernie Pyle Hall, and a Facebook campaign aims to save it from becoming 'a visitor’s center, a bookstore or a burger palace.' ..."