Saturday, DECEMBER 2, 2017 at
2 p.m. at the INDIANA TECH CAMPUS
in DOWNTOWN FORT WAYNE

December 2, 2017 The Inauguration of
Indiana Tech's 9th President
Karl W. Einolf Ph.D.

View Schedule & RSVP

Serving Others In Our Community

During the week leading up to the inauguration, Indiana Tech will be taking part in community service projects to help area non-profits, both on and off our main campus. Alumni, students, faculty, staff and community members are are encouraged to participate in the spirit of giving back to help community members in need. Please consider serving in one of the projects below.

Habitat for Humanity

View Details

Love Rocks Project or
Rainbow Ribbons Project

View Details

Mats for the Homeless

View Details

Warrior Warmth Project

View Details

Tuesday, Nov. 28

Worksites:
Landscaping at HFH’s new ReStore location on Lima Road.
Ongoing work in Fuller’s Landing on a home already dedicated to a family.

Shifts:
Morning: 8-11:30 a.m. (leave Andorfer around 7:25 a.m.)
Afternoon: 12:30-4 p.m. (leave Andorfer around 12:10 p.m.)

How to sign up:
Choose your shift and location. In the event there are not enough volunteers to support both work sites, the workforce will be consolidated to work at the side identified by HFH as having the most need.

Important notes:

Learn more about Habitat for Humanity of Fort Wayne visit https://www.habitatgfw.com..

Love Rocks Project: Paint rocks, which become inspirational tokens for those being served by Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana

Rainbow Ribbons Project: Create cancer awareness ribbons, which are given out across the county

These projects will begin at 11 a.m. in Andorfer Commons on Tuesday, Nov. 28, and run through the day, as supplies last, until 6:30 p.m. No registration is required. Come when you are able and stay as long as you wish.

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, volunteers will create mats out of plastic bags for homeless people that are light to carry and will keep them off the ground. This project is being coordinated with The Chapel.

This project will begin at 11 a.m. in Andorfer Commons and run through the day, as supplies last, until 6:30 p.m. No registration is required. Come when you are able and stay as long as you wish.

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, volunteers will create fleece blankets, with the hopes of completing 55 blankets. Volunteers can also donate toiletry items at locations across campus from Monday, Nov. 27, to Friday, Dec. 1. Indiana Tech’s Leader Scholars are coordinating these projects, which benefit the Ave Maria House.

The blanket-making project will begin at 11 a.m. in Andorfer Commons and run through the day, as supplies last, until 6:30 p.m. No registration is required. Come when you are able and stay as long as you wish.

“I am grateful for the honor to lead such a distinguished institution, and I look forward to our bright future.”

— President Karl W. Einolf, Ph.D.

Karl W. Einolf, Ph.D.

9th President

Einolf came to Indiana Tech from Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Maryland, where he served since 2012 as dean of the Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business. During his tenure at Mount St. Mary's, Einolf also served as acting president of the university from February to June 2016.

Einolf has a B.S. in mathematics with a minor in economics from Penn State University, an M.S. in business from Johns Hopkins University, and a Ph.D. in business and economics from Lehigh University. A renowned scholar, he has published papers in numerous business and economics journals. He has also presented his work at many national and international conferences.

Read More    
9:30 A.M.

Catholic Mass

Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend Catholic Diocese, will be the celebrant. People of all faiths are welcome.

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Chapel

1122 S. Clinton St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

11:30 A.M.

Luncheon

Lunch will be served in the university's dining hall.

Andorfer Commons

1600 E. Washington Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46803

2:00 P.M.

Inauguration

Dr. Karl W. Einolf will be inaugurated as Indiana Tech's ninth president, with a reception to follow.

Schaefer Center

1600 E. Washington Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46803

Hotel Reservations

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Fort Wayne, 1020 S. Calhoun St., in downtown Fort Wayne. The Hilton is near campus. The special rate for Indiana Tech is $114 per night.

To make your reservation, please call the hotel directly at (260) 420-1100 by Nov 10 and use group code INT to reserve a room within the Indiana Tech room block. You may also reserve online via the hotel's special group link.

2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecture


Wednesday, Nov. 29, 7 p.m.
Snyder Academic Center Multi-Flex Theater

Dr. Jeff Walls, Indiana Tech professor of business, will present "Talent Attraction & Retention in the 21st Century: Critical HR Challenges & Opportunities," which will include a panel discussion comprised of human resource professional who are also Indiana Tech alums. Those graduates include:

This free presentation is open to members of the public and area business and human resources professionals.