IU President McRobbie created a task force or working group downstate last fall to find ungainly IU policies and practices, then begin the work of streamlining them. The first results, the so-called PIRAB Report, with implementation dates in the weeks ahead, has been released for our consideration and use. PIRAB roughly stands for the IU President’s… Read more »
Chancellor Allison’s statement: For years, Indiana University South Bend has welcomed international students and scholars to campus to study, learn and teach. Today we have nearly 300 students of international origin who help enrich the education of all of us through their perspectives and experiences. In addition, IU South Bend has a number of faculty… Read more »
In Washington, this week’s Executive Order on immigration has raised discussion across the country. IU’s President McRobbie has released this statement on behalf of the university on the web and through an email to all faculty and staff. His text: At Indiana University, we embrace openness to the world. This has long been a hallmark of great… Read more »
On behalf of Indiana University, President McRobbie has signed the “Statement in Support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program and our Undocumented Immigrant Students.” A key paragraph says: To our country’s leaders we say that DACA should be upheld, continued, and expanded. We are prepared to meet with you to present our… Read more »
On Monday, Indiana University President McRobbie addressed the entire IU community in the following message, widely distributed. Indiana University students, faculty, and staff: The 2016 presidential election is over, and our country has made a decision. The contentious political climate of the last several months has underscored deep divisions within our country. Debate and discussion… Read more »
In the October Senate meeting we briefly discussed the Better IU initiative launched by President McRobbie in recent weeks to improve IU administrative policies and procedures that might be hindering the good work of the university. The website has been launched and a task force assembled. The memorandum establishing the initiative is also available there…. Read more »
Detailed highlights from IU President McRobbie’s “State of the University” address are now available, along with the full text of his 9/14/16 remarks and an archived video stream.