An article appeared in The Indianapolis Star on January 3, 2009, highlighting Marian College’s growing and progress and citing, "Enrollment is surging. New academic and sports facilities are going up. Fundraising is on a roll."
The article discusses the college’s growth in terms of enrollment and curriculum, and an interview with President Daniel J. Elsener explains the value of a Catholic education and the reasons why the college has decided to become a university.
“In most major urban communities in America, there is a great Catholic university. We are growing with classes in education, business, nursing, liberal arts, math and science, and other departments, and we have about 150 to 200 graduate students in education and other schools. So we're taking on the traits of a university. The new name is appropriate as our mission continues to evolve,” Elsener said in the interview. Read the entire article.