President McRobbie on Amazon naming Indianapolis as finalist for second headquarters

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Amazon’s announcement that it has chosen Indianapolis as a finalist for its new headquarters is further indication of our state’s continuing growth as one of the nation’s leading centers for exceptional talent, innovation and entrepreneurial activity.

It is also testament to our state’s strong support for and investments in first-rate education, research, information technology and creative activities that have enhanced the capabilities of our workforce and the quality of life in our communities. Indiana University looks forward to continuing to work closely with our partners across the central Indiana region and engaging our talent and resources toward strengthening the economic vitality of the Hoosier state.

Michael A. McRobbie
Indiana University