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  • Past Presidents: Leadership: Indiana University
    26 1971 His 16 years of service to the university saw the establishment of IU campuses is New Albany and Richmond the formation of various cultural centers on the Bloomington campus and the journalism school becoming a system wide entity Ryan retired in 1987 and was immediately appointed president emeritus of Indiana University He remained an active figure within the university both as a professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs and as a member of several boards and committees until his death in 2011 Joseph Lee Sutton 1924 1972 Term of Office 1968 1971 Education University of Michigan B A 1948 M A 1949 Ph D 1954 Professional Background U S Army intelligence officer 1934 1946 professor of government at Indiana University 1953 1972 dean of IU s College of Arts and Sciences 1965 1966 vice president and dean of the faculties at IU 1966 1968 Joseph Lee Sutton was an academic presence on the Indiana University Bloomington campus for 13 years before being named president in 1968 His tenure saw the dedication of the IU Main Library in 1970 Sutton resigned his position as president in 1971 but continued his work as a professor of political science at IU He died on April 29 1972 at the age of 48 as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident Elvis Jacob Stahr Jr 1916 1998 Term of Office 1962 1968 Education University of Kentucky B A Oxford University B A 1938 B C L 1939 M A 1943 Yale University M A 1943 Professional Background U S Army lieutenant professor of law at the University of Kentucky 1947 dean of the University of Kentucky College of Law 1948 1957 provost of the University of Kentucky 1954 1957 vice chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh 1957 1959 president of West Virginia University 1959 1961 Secretary of the Army 1961 1962 Elvis J Stahr Jr became Indiana University s twelfth president in 1962 after serving as the secretary of the Army during the first two years of the Kennedy administration Stahr s presidency saw the Gary and Calumet campuses combined to form IU Northwest the joint IU Purdue University campus established in Fort Wayne the founding of the School of Library and Information Science and the affiliation of the Herron School of Art in Indianapolis with IU Stahr resigned from IU in 1968 to accept the presidency of the National Audubon Society a position he held until 1981 Between 1981 and his death in 1998 Stahr practiced law in Washington D C and lobbied for environmental issues Herman B Wells 1902 2000 Term of Office 1937 to 1938 acting 1938 to 1962 president 1968 interim president Education Indiana University B S 1924 M A 1927 Professional Background Professor of economics and business administration at Indiana University 1933 1935 dean of Indiana University s School of Business 1935 1937 In 1938 Herman B Wells was named Indiana University s eleventh president and at the age of 35 was the country s youngest state university president He served as president for a quarter century and remained a vital contributor as IU chancellor for another 37 years His association with the institution spanned eight decades dating from when he was a student to his death Wells was an educational visionary who helped transform IU into an internationally recognized center of research and scholarship Under the Wells presidency IU experienced its greatest growth and widened its scope to encompass the globe To many people Wells was an icon for Indiana University William Lowe Bryan 1860 1955 Term of Office 1902 1937 Education Indiana University B A 1884 M A 1886 Clark University Ph D 1892 Professional Background Professor of philosophy at Indiana University 1885 1902 vice president of Indiana University 1893 1902 William Lowe Bryan Indiana University s tenth president was born on a farm near Bloomington Indiana After graduating from IU with degrees in ancient classics and philosophy his interests shifted toward psychology and Bryan went on to earn his Ph D in psychology from Clark University in 1892 That same year Bryan helped organize the American Psychological Association and became one of its charter members He returned to IU in 1893 to accept a professorship in the psychology department and the appointment to vice president of the university He succeeded Joseph Swain as president in 1902 and led the institution for 35 years until 1937 at which time he retired as president emeritus at the age of 76 Bryan presided over the transformation of IU from a small traditional liberal arts college into a modern research university His most notable accomplishment was the expansion of graduate and professional training During his administration schools of medicine education nursing business music and dentistry were established He died in Bloomington in 1955 Joseph Swain 1857 1927 Term of Office 1893 1902 Education Indiana University B A 1883 M S 1885 Wabash College LL D 1893 Professional Background Professor of mathematics and biology at Indiana University 1883 1891 professor of mathematics at Stanford University 1891 1893 Joseph Swain was IU s first Indiana born president A native of Pendleton Indiana he attended IU as an undergraduate and graduate student and began his teaching career in IU s departments of mathematics and biology He left his professorship at IU in 1891 to follow departing IU president David Starr Jordan to Stanford Univeristy He then accepted the invitation to return to IU as president in 1893 a position he held for nine years Swain was a member of the Quaker Church and though successful at IU he ultimately accepted the invitation to become president of Swarthmore College in 1902 He retired from Swarthmore in 1921 as president emeritus and died six years later John Merle Coulter 1851 1928 Term of Office 1891 1893 Education Hanover College B A 1870 M A 1873 Ph D 1883 Professional Background Professor of natural sciences at Hanover College 1871 1879 professor of botany at Wabash College 1879 1891 John

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  • Arts & Humanities: Initiatives: Indiana University
    Arts Department of Music Department of Theatre Paul W Ogle Cultural and Community Center During his inaugural address IU President Michael A McRobbie described the performance and practice spaces libraries museums and galleries of Indiana University as the equivalent of laboratories or supercomputers for students and faculty in the arts and humanities IU offers some of the finest facilities in the nation including The nation s top university library system according to the Association of College and Research Libraries A state of the art cinema in Bloomington that screens more than 120 film titles hosts dozens of filmmakers and scholars and offers unique cinematic experiences each year An I M Pei designed art museum in Bloomington A public art collection in Indianapolis that includes sculptures by Dale Chihuly James Willie Faust and others An art center located in Columbus Indiana the sixth most architecturally significant city in America A technologically and acoustically superior teaching and practice facility in Bloomington that rivals any music school or conservatory in the world While many students major in the arts at IU countless others develop an appreciation and love for the arts while studying on an IU campus Each of our eight campuses is a cultural resource for its community offering a combination of music art and theater and a venue for guest performers and speakers Campuses Leadership Initiatives Offices About IU Bloomington IUPUI Indianapolis IU East IPFW Fort Wayne IU Kokomo IU Northwest IU South Bend IU Southeast Indiana University has campuses in eight locations including its core campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis Board of Trustees President Vice Presidents Past Presidents There have been 18 IU presidents since 1829 The first was Andrew Wylie 1829 1851 Arts Humanities Building for the Future College Affordability Degrees of Excellence Economic Development Faculty Excellence Hoosier Health

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  • Building for the Future: Initiatives: Indiana University
    2 million square feet of teaching research and living space across the IU system From student housing complexes at IU South Bend and IU Southeast to the IU Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis these facilities have dramatically enhanced the productivity of IU teachers researchers and students In November 2009 IU celebrated the opening of the Indiana University Innovation Center a business incubator dedicated to nurturing new Bloomington based technology and life sciences companies and new home to the Lilly Endowment and NSA funded Pervasive Technology Institute That same month also witnessed the dedication of the Indiana University Data Center in Bloomington which includes three 10 000 square foot machine rooms that protect valuable technological assets including IU s Big Red and Quarry supercomputers and provide a safe and stable hub for future digital growth In 2014 IU Bloomington celebrated the opening of Hodge Hall the Kelley School of Business 60 million state of the art facility for undergraduate education Named after alumnus James Hodge whose 15 million gift sparked fundraising efforts for the project Hodge Hall is nearly 90 000 square feet larger than the original undergraduate building and houses the Indiana Business Research Center Campuses Leadership Initiatives Offices About IU Bloomington IUPUI Indianapolis IU East IPFW Fort Wayne IU Kokomo IU Northwest IU South Bend IU Southeast Indiana University has campuses in eight locations including its core campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis Board of Trustees President Vice Presidents Past Presidents There have been 18 IU presidents since 1829 The first was Andrew Wylie 1829 1851 Arts Humanities Building for the Future College Affordability Degrees of Excellence Economic Development Faculty Excellence Hoosier Health Inter Campus Collaboration International Outreach University Clinical Affairs A researcher works in a lab at the Indiana University Research Technology Corporation complex near IUPUI

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  • Degrees of Excellence: Initiatives: Indiana University
    in IU Bloomington s historic Old Crescent to include more classrooms and laboratories Increasing the Availability of Financial Aid Research shows students with sufficient funding to cover two thirds of their expenses graduate at twice the rate of students receiving less aid The impact of financial aid on graduation rates is dramatic and undeniable In an effort to boost graduation rates at every IU campus and fulfill the university s promise of affordable education for all Indiana families President McRobbie launched the Degrees of Excellence initiative in 2007 The program calls for each IU campus to reallocate 5 percent of its existing non academic budget toward financial aid and other programs that encourage the completion of degree requirements including 21st Century Scholars IUPUI Themed Learning Communities IU South Bend Peer Mentoring IU Southeast Mid Semester Intervention Campuses Leadership Initiatives Offices About IU Bloomington IUPUI Indianapolis IU East IPFW Fort Wayne IU Kokomo IU Northwest IU South Bend IU Southeast Indiana University has campuses in eight locations including its core campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis Board of Trustees President Vice Presidents Past Presidents There have been 18 IU presidents since 1829 The first was Andrew Wylie 1829 1851 Arts Humanities Building

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  • Economic Development: Initiatives: Indiana University
    IU Southeast School of Business and the Regional Economic Development Resource Center REDRC educate local business professionals through free entrepreneurship training workshops Evansville Creating Unique Learning Experiences The Bachelor Medical Doctor program at the IU School of Medicine places undergraduates alongside faculty in unique classroom and laboratory learning experiences Crane Transferring Technology IU and the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division formed a research and development collaboration that gives IU campuses access to private sector technology transfer opportunities IU Bloomington Developing Innovative Technologies Researchers at the IU Innovation Center Bloomington are working on critical technology projects for NASA and the U S Department of Home Security IUPUI Growing New Companies The IU Innovation Center Indianapolis and the IURTC SpinUp program have introduced nine new medical research and technology companies IU Northwest Helping Business Owners The Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center NWI SBDC offers no cost assistance for entrepreneurs who want to start new or expanding existing businesses Discovering cures inventing medical devices developing IT platforms and linking to some of the world s most powerful supercomputers that s a typical day in the life in the Indiana University Innovation Centers in Bloomington and Indianapolis In these centers you ll find a buzz of innovation IU Innovation Center Bloomington The IU Innovation Center Bloomington is home to the Pervasive Technology Institute PTI several IU technology and research centers IU administrators and staff and offices for the IU School of Informatics and Computing IU Innovation Center Indianapolis The IU Innovation Center Indianapolis capitalizes on its close relationship with and proximity to the renowned IU School of Medicine Through the new SpinUp program the IURTC Office of Technology Commercialization has introduced nine new medical research and technology companies Open for Innovation IU Technology Park is Blooming You could call it two miles

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  • Faculty Excellence: Initiatives: Indiana University
    excellence IU President Michael A McRobbie has expanded the university s commitment to its faculty by Raising the base salary of its Distinguished Professors and providing additional research support Actively recruiting new faculty members from among the academic and research elite Launching the University Honors and Awards website in 2010 Honoring the accomplishments of faculty with the President s Medal for Excellence and creating the Academic Excellence Dinner which was first held in 2008 Establishing an active ongoing process to increase the number of faculty nominated for membership in societies and academies including the National Academies The achievements of IU faculty continue to bring worldwide recognition to the university In December 2009 late IU professor Elinor Ostrom became the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize in Economics Campuses Leadership Initiatives Offices About IU Bloomington IUPUI Indianapolis IU East IPFW Fort Wayne IU Kokomo IU Northwest IU South Bend IU Southeast Indiana University has campuses in eight locations including its core campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis Board of Trustees President Vice Presidents Past Presidents There have been 18 IU presidents since 1829 The first was Andrew Wylie 1829 1851 Arts Humanities Building for the Future College Affordability Degrees of Excellence

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  • Hoosier Health: Initiatives: Indiana University
    to 95 percent Through its partnership with IU Health a private nonprofit organization IU provides advanced medical care to thousands of Hoosiers each year through these facilities Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health IU Health University Hospital IU Health Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center IU Health Proton Therapy Center IU School of Medicine physicians students and researchers also work closely with these Indianapolis hospitals Eskenazi Health Roudebush Veterans Administration As part of Indiana University s ongoing life sciences initiative Hoosiers can expect to see more prevention and treatment programs aimed at the state s most critical health problems from diabetes and obesity to cancer and cardiovascular disease Campuses Leadership Initiatives Offices About IU Bloomington IUPUI Indianapolis IU East IPFW Fort Wayne IU Kokomo IU Northwest IU South Bend IU Southeast Indiana University has campuses in eight locations including its core campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis Board of Trustees President Vice Presidents Past Presidents There have been 18 IU presidents since 1829 The first was Andrew Wylie 1829 1851 Arts Humanities Building for the Future College Affordability Degrees of Excellence Economic Development Faculty Excellence Hoosier Health Inter Campus Collaboration International Outreach University Clinical Affairs A researcher works in a

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  • Inter-Campus Collaboration: Initiatives: Indiana University
    and students combine their strengths they become a powerful force for new ideas and important discoveries As the state of Indiana transitions from a heavy manufacturing and agricultural economy that spirit of collaboration is even more important Through the Innovate Indiana initiative university faculty and researchers collaborate with business leaders and legislators to help the state grow its life sciences and technology industries Campuses Leadership Initiatives Offices About IU Bloomington IUPUI Indianapolis IU East IPFW Fort Wayne IU Kokomo IU Northwest IU South Bend IU Southeast Indiana University has campuses in eight locations including its core campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis Board of Trustees President Vice Presidents Past Presidents There have been 18 IU presidents since 1829 The first was Andrew Wylie 1829 1851 Arts Humanities Building for the Future College Affordability Degrees of Excellence Economic Development Faculty Excellence Hoosier Health Inter Campus Collaboration International Outreach University Clinical Affairs A researcher works in a lab at the Indiana University Research Technology Corporation complex near IUPUI A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z David Dzubay a professor in the Indiana University Jacobs

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