Vision & Initiatives

Inaugural initiatives

When he was inaugurated in 2007, President Michael A. McRobbie observed that Indiana University has three essential missions: excellence in teaching, excellence in research, and—as a public university—engagement “in the life of the state.”

To carry out those roles, he outlined a set of key initiatives for improving the quality of scholarship at the university, expanding opportunities for all students, and enabling IU to take an active and entrepreneurial role in Indiana’s economic development.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Board of Aeons
  • Building a Stronger IU
  • Building for the Future
  • Degrees of Excellence
  • Economic Development
  • Faculty Excellence
  • Hoosier Health
  • Inter-campus Collaboration
  • International Outreach
  • University Honors and Awards

Learn more about President McRobbie’s inaugural initiatives