May 23, 2014
IU President Michael A. McRobbie presided over the grand opening of the new IU China Office in Beijing, the university’s second global gateway office, which will serve as IU’s new home base for activities in China. The office will accelerate IU’s academic initiatives and partnerships, which encompass almost all of China’s leading universities.
May 21, 2014
IU President Michael A. McRobbie presented renowned cellist Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi with the Thomas Hart Benton Medallion, one of the university's highest honors. As a teen, Tsutsumi studied with legendary cellist Janos Starker at the IU Jacobs School of Music.
May 10, 2014
IU President Michael A. McRobbie conferred degrees to IU Bloomington undergraduates during the 185th commencement. Two ceremonies were held, and each featured a commencement address by Ireland President Michael D. Higgins, who is an alumnus of IU. McRobbie presented Higgins with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. Graduating seniors Chris Kauffman and Parker Mantell delivered the student addresses at the ceremonies.
May 9, 2014
IU President Michael A. McRobbie presided over the 2014 graduate commencement ceremony at IU Bloomington. Paul O'Neill, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and an IU alumnus, spoke during the ceremony and received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.
April 24, 2014
IU President Michael A. McRobbie received the Anti-Defamation League’s “Man of Achievement Award,” which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to community, justice and equal opportunity for all.