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Last modified: Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Media advisory: IU, IU Health to make major announcement on their role in Indiana's economy

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie and Daniel F. Evans Jr., president and CEO of Indiana University Health, will make a major announcement Thursday, Feb. 16, regarding the role of the university and the comprehensive health care system in advancing Indiana's economy.

McRobbie and Evans will discuss the results of a new independent study analyzing economic activity related to all IU campuses and IU Health operations across the state.

WHAT: Press conference with IU President Michael A. McRobbie, IU Health President and CEO Dan Evans, IU Vice President for Engagement Bill Stephan and a representative from Tripp Umbach, a national economic research firm.

WHEN: 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16

WHERE: University Place Conference Center, Room 118, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, 850 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis.


Broadcast-quality video of the conference will be delivered live to Indianapolis television stations via the Bloomington-to-Indy fiber link beginning at 2 p.m. Network affiliates are encouraged to contact local stations for assistance in obtaining a satellite feed.

All members of the IU community and the general public are invited to view the event via live-stream broadcasting at, where it will also be available on an archived basis.

Working media with questions may contact Mark Land, 812-856-1172, 812-322-9016 (cell) or, or Ryan Piurek, 812-855-5393 or