Pence appoints Valparaiso mayor to university panel
April 19, 2013 12:28PM
Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas
Updated: April 20, 2013 12:07AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas has been appointed to the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.
Republican Gov. Mike Pence’s office announced the appointment to the 14-member commission that coordinates the degree programs and missions of the state’s universities and makes budget recommendations to the Legislature.
Costas is a Republican who has been Valparaiso’s mayor since 2004. He’s an attorney who graduated from Valparaiso University School of Law and St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer.