The razing of Statesman Towers

Recognized for their superior design when they were built in the late 1960s, Statesman Towers — the tallest buildings on campus — would be undone because of their massive size. Officials say the design of the buildings and their inefficiencies prompted them to raze the structures rather than renovate them.

Over the years, the Statesman Towers had become a distant part of the landscape at Indiana State University. Once set in the northeast corner of campus, the twin 15-story towers have been reduced to a memory of their 47-year history. For some Sycamores…
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Building a better Indiana

For 150 years, Indiana State University has answered the call to provide a quality education and create the next generation of professionals.


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Moe the therapy dog

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BY Kristen Kilker

STEM together

Women make up almost half of the U.S. workforce and have been the bulk of bachelor’s degree recipients since 1988. Still, women account for only about one-fourth of workers in science, technology, engineering and math careers.

BY Betsy Simon