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October 23, 2013

Indiana's Manchester University has begun an "immediate" search for a new dean for its College of Pharmacy, the university said Wednesday.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Indiana's Manchester University has begun an "immediate" search for a new dean for its College of Pharmacy, the university said Wednesday.

October 21, 2013

The president of Indiana's Manchester University will retire next summer and has named the university's pharmacy dean as her successor.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The president of Indiana's Manchester University will retire next summer and has named the university's pharmacy dean as her successor.

The university, based in Fort Wayne, Ind., said Jo Young Switzer would retire on June 30, 2014 and had named EVP and College of Pharmacy dean Dave McFadden as president, effective the day after. Switzer is Manchester University's first female president.

March 25, 2011

The former head of a now defunct pharmacy chain has died, according to published reports.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The former head of a now defunct pharmacy chain has died, according to published reports.

Rick Keltsch, who led the Keltsch Bros. pharmacy chain as the company's president and CEO until its merger with Scott's Food & Pharmacy — a regional chain that was a subsidiary of Supervalu before being acquired by Kroger in April 2007 — died unexpectedly on Wednesday. He was 64 years old.

Keltsch is survived by his wife Jennie, children and grandchildren.

December 20, 2010

Manchester College has received a $35 million grant from the Lilly Endowment to launch a new school of pharmacy.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Manchester College has received a $35 million grant from the Lilly Endowment to launch a new school of pharmacy.

Manchester College, a college of 1,278 students affiliated with the Church of the Brethren and based in North Manchester, Ind., said the grant would allow it to develop its first doctoral program on a campus in the nearby city of Fort Wayne, Ind. The Lilly Endowment was founded in 1937 with stock in Indianapolis-based drug maker Eli Lilly.