Capital Finance’s mission is to: optimize financing structures for long/short term capital needs, deliver low cost of capital, manage Indiana University’s credit rating, ensure bond compliance, and provide financial expertise & tools to support Indiana University’s strategic plans.
This office manages the following business functions:Debt
The Indiana Code provides statutory authority to certain agencies and instrumentalities of the State, including state universities, to issue bonds, notes and other forms of indebtedness. Indiana University (the “University”) typically issues debt as a governmental issuer and may have 501(c)3 borrowing. Borrowing authorization allows financing the acquisition, construction, repair and renovation of physical facilities. Capital Finance is responsible for the bond issuance process and the related accounting, compliance and reporting on the debt.
See Investor Disclosure for more information.Endowments
Indiana University tracks endowments and funds functioning as endowments (“quasi-endowments”) for which funds by the donor were given directly to Indiana University (“IU”). IU’s preference is to have donations given through the Indiana University Foundation.