Indiana University (the “University,” or “IU”), established in 1820, is a major public research institution and one of the largest universities in the nation. It was established by the Indiana General Assembly in 1820 in Bloomington. The University has core campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis (Indiana University Purdue University at the Indianapolis Campus (“IUPUI”) which becomes Indiana University Indianapolis on July 1, 2024).
- Bloomington is the primary residential campus and is home to renowned business and music schools. Bloomington has the nation’s first school of informatics which is also at IUPUI.
- IUPUI is the home of the Indiana University School of Medicine, the School of Dentistry, the School of Nursing, and the world’s first school of philanthropy.
- The Indiana University School of Medicine has a Statewide Medical Education System, consisting of centers at Bloomington, Evansville, Fort Wayne, Gary, Indianapolis, Muncie, South Bend, Terre Haute and West Lafayette.
- Regional campuses serving other areas of Indiana are located in Gary (“Northwest”), Kokomo, New Albany (“Southeast”), Richmond (“East”), and South Bend (collectively, “Regionals”).
- IUPUI has satellite campuses located in Columbus and Fort Wayne (IU Fort Wayne manages the health science programs and related admissions).
Indiana University offers 220 online academic programs and majors marketed through the IU Online brand.
As of June 30, 2022, the various campuses of the University covered a total of 3,055 acres. The Bloomington campus is the oldest and largest campus of the University, occupying 1,953 acres.
IU’s Global Gateway Network consists of the following gateways: ASEAN (Bangkok), China (Beijing), Europe (Berlin), Mexico (Mexico City), and India (New Delhi). They support international engagement for faculty, students, alumni and staff aiming to create new opportunities for research, partnerships, conferences, workshops, study abroad, and internships.
At Indiana University, each campus is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Indiana University Bloomington is a member of the Association of American Universities.
The University is governed by a nine-member Board of Trustees, which is empowered by Indiana statutes with policy and decision-making authority to carry out the programs and missions of the University.
- Five members are appointed by the Governor for three-year terms.
- One full-time student trustee is appointed by the Governor for a two-year term.
- Three trustees are elected by the alumni of the University for three-year terms.
- One alumnus trustee is elected each year.
- Certain officers of the Board of Trustees are not members of the board.
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- Board of Trustees
- School of Medicine
- Office of the President
- Vice President for Research
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Posted on June 28, 2023