President McRobbie's 2019 Bicentennial State of the University Address
In keeping with the Faculty Constitution and IU tradition, the University Faculty Council invites the president to present a report on the state of the university each year. President Michael A. McRobbie will deliver his Bicentennial Year State of the University address at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 24. The event will take place in Presidents Hall at Franklin Hall on the IU Bloomington campus.
McRobbie became IU's 18th president of Indiana University on July 1, 2007. He joined the university in 1997 as vice president for information technology and chief information officer and was appointed vice president for research in 2003. He was named interim provost and vice president for academic affairs for IU's Bloomington campus in 2006 and became president the following year. As president, McRobbie has refocused IU around six Principles of Excellence: an excellent education, world-class research and scholarship, an outstanding faculty, enhanced international engagement, excellence in health sciences, and engagement.