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McRobbie recommends tuition increases to Board of Trustees

On Friday, May 24, IU President Michael McRobbie recommended that the University’s Board of Trustees increase tuition and fee rates for Indiana resident undergraduate students by an average of 1.75 percent each of the next two academic years, according to a press release.

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Sonya Stephens will not be returning to IU next year. She will assume her new position as vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty at Mount Holyoke in July.

IU says goodbye to Vice Provost Stephens

Indiana University bid farewell to yet another leader in higher education May 20 in the IMU. Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Sonya Stephens, who served since January 2009, has been selected to become the next vice president of academic affairs and dean of faculty for Mount Holyoke College. She will assume her new role July 1.

Dennis Groth has been named IU's interim vice provost for undergraduate education. (Photo courtesy Indiana University)

Groth named interim vice provost

Following the departure of Vice Provost Sonya Stephens, Dennis Groth has been named interim vice provost for undergraduate education, IU announced Monday afternoon.

IU professor receives honor in psychology

Linda Smith, a professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, was awarded the 2013 American Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions, one of the highest honors for scientific achievement by psychologists.

The IU trustees met Thursday inside of Franklin Hall

Trustees meet amidst protest

Unlike last year’s April meeting in Bloomington, there were no disruptions during the three committee reports and business meeting that approved all action items on the agenda.

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Is 'proficient' good enough?

More than 75 percent of international students at IU come from non-English speaking countries. Despite being told they're proficient by official University tests, some are still not prepared to learn in English when they arrive on campus.

IU advances with online education plan

Following IU President Michael McRobbie’s announcement of the IU Online Initiative last September, members of the new Office of Online Education are hosting a town hall meeting Friday for IU faculty and staff.

IU to defer repair projects, campus building maintenance

Due to decreased state funding for renovation and rehabilitation projects on Bloomington and other IU campuses, the University is currently facing roughly $700 million deferred maintenance for academic facilities.

Graduation rates improve

Though the most updated statistics report a 58-percent on-time graduation rate for the IU-Bloomington campus for students seeking a four-year degree, IU administration is putting on-time graduation as a top priority.

Telecom, CMCL react to proposed merger

There’s no clear consensus with faculty and administration in the telecommunications and communication and culture departments following Provost Lauren Robel’s Feb. 19 announcement regarding their departments’ merger with the School of Journalism.

McRobbie announces new IU East chancellor

Pending Board of Trustees approval, current California State University Monterey Bay Provost Kathryn Cruz-Uribe will assume chancellorship at IU-East Richmond, University President Michael McRobbie announced Thursday.

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.

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