Special Edition: Board of Trustees
April 10, 2020

'Tremendous resolve'

In a resolution, the IU Board of Trustees commends students, faculty and staff "for the sacrifices they and their families continue to make, and for their efforts, large and small, that will help all of us to weather this crisis."

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IU President Michael A. McRobbie

Important steps

IU President Michael A. McRobbie outlined steps IU has taken to respond to the pandemic, including transitioning to all-virtual instruction for IU's more than 100,000 students, conducting research to address and ultimately eradicate the virus, and supporting community partners.
a street-side view of the Health Sciences building

Construction news

In Friday's meeting, which was held virtually, IU trustees approved three architectural designs for renovation projects on the IUPUI and Bloomington campuses.
IU diploma holders

New degrees

A collaborative education specialist in educational leadership degree and a master's in food studies were approved during the meeting.
The IU School of Medicine library at night

Executive order response

The trustees approved a request to let IU School of Medicine fourth-year students voluntarily elect to graduate early to bolster the state's health care workforce during the pandemic. School of Nursing students can also volunteer to help.
IU Northwest sign

New leadership

Ken Iwama has been named the new chancellor of IU Northwest. Effective Aug. 1, he will lead IU's campus in Gary.
IU seal

Election postponed

This summer's scheduled election for IU trustees is postponed until June 2021. Pat Shoulders will serve an additional year.

Events and Lectures

Upcoming IU Board of Trustees meeting

June 11 and 12, IU Bloomington
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Celebrating 200 years
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