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Special Edition: Board of Trustees
Aug. 14, 2020

McRobbie to retire

After 14 years at the helm of IU, President Michael A. McRobbie will retire as planned in June 2021. A search for the university's next leader will begin immediately.

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IU President Michael A. McRobbie

Steady leadership

As President McRobbie prepares to guide IU through an academic year like no other, his tenure as the university's 18th president has been marked with student success, academic transformation and global engagement.
Closeup of a police officer's body-worn camera

Body-worn cameras

Indiana University Police Department officers at IU Bloomington, IUPUI and IU Northwest are using body-worn cameras as part of the department's commitment to professionalism and transparency.
A limestone IU on the Bloomington campus

Budget approved

During their August meeting, the IU Board of Trustees approved the 2020-21 operating budget, which calls for a 3 percent increase to financial aid and includes additional resources to ensure health and safety.
Researcher's hands and microscope

Research and philanthropy

For the first time, IU has achieved an annual total of more than $1 billion in external research awards and private philanthropy.
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New degrees

The trustees approved six new degrees: four at the graduate level on the Bloomington campus and two undergraduate degrees, at IUPUI and IU East.
Headshots of trustees Mirro, Gonso and Shoulders

Trustees named

Michael Mirro and Harry Gonso have been re-appointed by the governor and were sworn in for three-year terms. Patrick Shoulders, who will serve an extra year on his term due to the pandemic, was also sworn in.
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Initiative update

The Board of Trustees heard updates on the university's initiatives to address racial justice and structural inequities and to recover from the pandemic.
Proposed Health District Development Massing Diagram

Construction news

Five projects were approved as part of the 2021-23 legislative capital request. These included the IU School of Medicine's new primary site and the School of Public Health-Bloomington renovation.
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Campus safety

Review the guidelines adopted by IU to combat the spread of COVID-19. Failure or refusal to comply will result in corrective action, up to and including termination of employment. A similar policy, STU-02, applies to students.

Events and Lectures

Upcoming IU Board of Trustees meeting

Oct. 1 and 2, virtual
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