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IU School of Medicine to finalize new dean

The IU School of Medicine is currently in the process of choosing a new dean, and the selection committee has narrowed it down to the final six.


Faculty diversity considered IU goal

Last week, Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel said in her State of the Campus address that the percentage of minority faculty has grown to 31 percent.However, minorities comprise 18.6 percent of the Bloomington faculty, according to the IU Fact Book.



3 deans, 1 VP are interims

Deans handle budgets, bring in sponsors and make diplomatic trips for the different schools within IU.


Big Ten leaders meet at IU to discuss policy

IU Student Association will lead the Association of Big Ten Schools conference, a gathering for the executives of student body governments from Big Ten universities. The conference will run Friday through Sunday.


IU rated as No. 4 value

IU came in at No. 39, one spot higher than last year’s ratings, on a 2013 list of Best Public College Values recently released by Kiplinger. The new rankings also place IU fourth in value within Big Ten schools.



BFC meeting covers wide array of topics

IU’s current funding formula is not sustainable, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Neil Theobald said at Tuesday’s Bloomington Faculty Council meeting.


McRobbie to travel to South America

IU President Michael McRobbie will travel to South America  on Monday to meet with university leaders in Brazil, Argentina and Chile.


Goldman Sachs hired to assess gains in parking lease

IU has retained investment banking firm Goldman Sachs to assess potential financial gains as the Board of Trustees weighs the option of leasing University parking operations in exchange for an up-front, lump sum payment, according to a press release issued Wednesday.



Trustees to discuss school merger, parking privatization

The IU Board of Trustees will convene at its regular meeting Thursday to hear reports about two contested initiatives: the merger of the School of Informatics and Computing with the School of Library and Information Science and the privatization of parking.


IU mandates background checks

While no one has questioned the benefits a new IU policy, some faculty members said they are concerned their programs cannot coexist with the background check provision.


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