Indiana University Southeast
is a regional campus in the Indiana University
system and is located in New Albany, Indiana
, in Floyd County
, which is in south-central Indiana and part of the metropolitan Louisville, Kentucky
The Indiana University Falls City Area Center was established by Floyd McMurray in 1941 as an extension center of Indiana University in New Albany, Indiana
, and Jeffersonville, Indiana
. Classes were initially held in classrooms at New Albany High School
and Hazelwood Junior High School in New Albany, and at Jeffersonville High School
in Jeffersonville. In 1945, IU Southeast moved into its own building in Jeffersonville, named the Indiana University Jeffersonville Extension Center.
As an extension center, IU Southeast's purpose was to permit freshmen and sophomore students to take classes near their residence before transferring to the Indiana University Bloomington
main campus. The Indiana University Jeffersonville Extension Center was renamed Indiana University Southeast during 1968. Also, IU Southeast granted its first degrees in 1968.
IU Southeast moved to its current campus in New Albany, Indiana
, during 1973.
IU Southeast is located 15 minutes north of downtown Louisville, Kentucky
, in suburban New Albany, Indiana
, at the edge of southern Indiana's picturesque "knobs," which is a region of rolling hills that run parallel to the Ohio River. The... Read More