Butler University

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Butler University is a private university in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.wikipedia
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Butler University is a private university in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.
It is home to a number of educational institutions, such as the University of Indianapolis, Butler University, Marian University, and Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

Hinkle Fieldhouse

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Also, in 1928, the Butler Fieldhouse (later renamed Hinkle Fieldhouse) was completed after being designed by architect Fermor Spencer Cannon. Other important sites on campus include Holcomb Gardens, 20 acre gardens containing a statue of Persephone, a pond, and a local canal; Clowes Memorial Hall; Hinkle Fieldhouse; Irwin Library, designed by Minoru Yamasaki; and Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium, home to the largest telescope in Indiana.
Hinkle Fieldhouse (named Butler Fieldhouse from 1928 until 1966) is a basketball arena on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Eliza Cooper Blaker

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In 1930, Butler merged with the Teacher's College of Indianapolis, founded by Eliza Cooper Blaker, creating the university's second college.
Four years later it became part of the education department at Butler University.

Catharine Merrill

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Catharine Merrill, who accepted the first appointment to the chair on April 21, 1869, became the second female university professor in the country.
In 1869 Merrill accepted the appointment as the first Demia Butler Chair of English Literature at North Western Christian University, now known as Butler University, and began her fourteen-year career as a university professor during the 1869–70 academic year.

Arthur Jordan Memorial Hall

The first building on the Fairview campus was Arthur Jordan Memorial Hall, designed by Robert Frost Daggett and Thomas Hibben.
The Arthur Jordan Memorial Hall, often referred to as "Jordan Hall", is a historic building on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Clowes Memorial Hall

Clowes Hall
Also, in the early 1960s, Lilly Hall and Clowes Memorial Hall were constructed following the move of the Arthur Jordan Conservatory of Music to the campus. Other important sites on campus include Holcomb Gardens, 20 acre gardens containing a statue of Persephone, a pond, and a local canal; Clowes Memorial Hall; Hinkle Fieldhouse; Irwin Library, designed by Minoru Yamasaki; and Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium, home to the largest telescope in Indiana.
Clowes Memorial Hall officially known as "Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler University" is a theatre located on the campus of Butler University, in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.

Butler Bulldogs

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Butler's athletic teams, known as the Bulldogs, compete in Division I of the NCAA.
The Butler Bulldogs are the athletic teams that represent Butler University, located in Indianapolis, Indiana United States.

Ovid Butler

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Founded in 1855 and named after founder Ovid Butler, the university has over 60 major academic fields of study in six colleges: Lacy School of Business, College of Communication, College of Education, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and Jordan College of the Arts.
Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana, is named after him.

Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium

Art Lindbergh, with help from Daggett, designed the Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium, which was dedicated in 1955. Other important sites on campus include Holcomb Gardens, 20 acre gardens containing a statue of Persephone, a pond, and a local canal; Clowes Memorial Hall; Hinkle Fieldhouse; Irwin Library, designed by Minoru Yamasaki; and Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium, home to the largest telescope in Indiana.
Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium is a part of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Bona Thompson Memorial Center

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The Bona Thompson Library at the intersection of Downey and University avenues, designed by architects Henry H. Dupont and Jesse T. Johnson, is the only remaining building, although several buildings that housed faculty still remain, including the Benton House.
The Bona Thompson Memorial Center, formerly the Bona Thompson Memorial Library, is a historic building on the original Butler University campus in the Irvington Historic District of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Butler Bulldogs football

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Since the A-10 does not sponsor football, the Butler football team plays in the FCS's Pioneer League.
The Butler Bulldogs football program is the intercollegiate American football team for Butler University located in the U.S. state of Indiana.

Pioneer Football League

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Since the A-10 does not sponsor football, the Butler football team plays in the FCS's Pioneer League.
Following an NCAA rule change passed in January 1991, which required Division I schools to conduct all sports at the Division I level by 1993, the conference was formed by charter members Butler University, the University of Dayton, Drake University, the University of Evansville, and Valparaiso University.

Big East Conference

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On March 20, 2013, it was officially announced that Butler would leave the Atlantic 10 Conference and became a founding member of the reconfigured Big East Conference July 1, 2013.
Butler University, Creighton University, and Xavier University also joined the conference on its July 1, 2013 launch date.

Irvington Historic District (Indianapolis)

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In 1875 the university moved to a new site in the community of Irvington, on the east side of Indianapolis, and changed its name to Butler University.
From 1875-1928, Irvington was the home of Butler University.

2010–11 Butler Bulldogs men's basketball team

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In 2011, the Bulldogs advanced to the championship game but finished as runners-up again, this time losing to Connecticut.
The 2010–11 Butler Bulldogs men's basketball team represented Butler University in the 2010–11 NCAA Division I men's basketball season.

Persephone (sculpture)

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Other important sites on campus include Holcomb Gardens, 20 acre gardens containing a statue of Persephone, a pond, and a local canal; Clowes Memorial Hall; Hinkle Fieldhouse; Irwin Library, designed by Minoru Yamasaki; and Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium, home to the largest telescope in Indiana.
The work sits within the center of a pool in Holcomb Gardens on the grounds of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.

Old Northside Historic District

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After five years in development, the school opened on November 1, 1855, as North Western Christian University at 13th Street and College Avenue on Indianapolis's near northside at the eastern edge of the present-day Old Northside Historic District.
Old Northside was home to Benjamin Harrison (23rd President of the United States), Ovid Butler (founder of Butler University) and other notable figures, including magnates of the L.S. Ayres department store.

Jeff Voris

A group of Butler players, along with their head coach, Jeff Voris, came up with the idea.
He is the head football coach at Butler University, a position he had held since the 2006 season.

2010 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament

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The 2010 Butler team, led by star player Gordon Hayward, advanced to the national championship game where they lost a close game to Duke.
Each regional winner advanced to the Final Four, held on April 3 and 5 in Indianapolis, Indiana at Lucas Oil Stadium, hosted by the Horizon League and Butler University, as per the NCAA's mandate that one Final Four is held every five years in the city that houses the NCAA's headquarters.

Benton House

The Bona Thompson Library at the intersection of Downey and University avenues, designed by architects Henry H. Dupont and Jesse T. Johnson, is the only remaining building, although several buildings that housed faculty still remain, including the Benton House.
Built in 1873, the home housed Allen R. Benton, a former president of Butler University in Irvington.

Irwin Library

Other important sites on campus include Holcomb Gardens, 20 acre gardens containing a statue of Persephone, a pond, and a local canal; Clowes Memorial Hall; Hinkle Fieldhouse; Irwin Library, designed by Minoru Yamasaki; and Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium, home to the largest telescope in Indiana.
The Irwin Library is one of the two libraries operated by Butler University.

Gordon Hayward

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The 2010 Butler team, led by star player Gordon Hayward, advanced to the national championship game where they lost a close game to Duke.
He accepted a scholarship offer from Butler University, coached by Brad Stevens, despite late interest from Purdue and Michigan.

Horizon League

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On July 1, 2012, the Bulldogs left the Horizon League, their conference home since 1979, for the Atlantic 10 Conference.

Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

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The women's golf team at Butler joined the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, as the A-10 sponsors the sport only for men.

Tony Hinkle

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This includes seven straight Indiana Collegiate Conference titles from 1934 to 1940, league titles in 1946, 1947, 1952, and 1953, and seven straight from 1958 to 1964, all under Tony Hinkle.
After graduating from the University of Chicago, Hinkle moved on to Butler University as a coach.