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Washington D.C. | April 16, 2019

IU President McRobbie shared the findings and recommendations of a report commissioned by the American Australian Business Council at their Annual CEO Summit in Washington D.C. The report titled "Australia and the United States: State of the Economic Union" analyzes the economic relationship between the two nations.

Indiana Memorial Union | March 24, 2019

In his remarks at “Contending with Antisemitism in a Rapidly Changing Political Climate,” the fourth conference of its kind hosted by IU’s Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism, IU President McRobbie discussed the need for all to condemn acts motivated by hatred and the importance of tolerance and inclusive diversity. He also introduced the conference's keynote speaker Katharina von Schnurbein.

Lilly Library, Lincoln Room | March 22, 2019

In his remarks at the opening of the "Indiana’s Visionary Statesman: The Richard G. Lugar Senate Papers” exhibit, IU President McRobbie shared highlights from Richard Lugar's inspiring life and career.

Taipei, Taiwan | February 25, 2019

In his remarks during the conferral of an honorary doctor of letters degree to Emerita Professor Chi Pang-yuan, former IU student and one of Taiwan's most renowned contemporary writers and one of the most acclaimed writers in the Chinese language, IU President McRobbie honored Pang-yuan as "a great internationalist."

Columbus, Ind | January 31, 2019

In his remarks at the Republic Building dedication, IU President McRobbie described the newly renovated facility as a "visible symbol of the future of architecture."

IUPUI Campus Center | January 24, 2019

IU President McRobbie reflected on 50 years of growth and progress at IUPUI noting that the campus's achievements were beyond what its founders could have imagined.

Wilkinson Hall, IU Bloomington | January 16, 2019

At the dedication for the new state-of-the-art home for IU’s wrestling and volleyball programs, IU President McRobbie described how the facility will be a place where students will learn the importance of working together, respecting others, playing by the rules, balancing their commitment to their sport with their commitment to their studies, and being relentless competitors.