Last modified: Wednesday, October 8, 2008
IU President McRobbie to discuss state of the university
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie will deliver his first State of the University address on Tuesday (Oct. 14) at 1:30 p.m. in the University Place Conference Center Auditorium on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus.
In the address, McRobbie, who became IU's 18th president in July 2007, is expected to provide an update on the strategic priorities he announced during his 2007 inaugural address, including increasing the amount of space available for teaching and research, furthering the university's international presence, and strengthening the university's life sciences infrastructure and programs in the interest of statewide economic development.
He is also expected to discuss IU's progress over the last year in achieving new heights of excellence in education and research.
All members of the university community and the public are invited to attend the address. The speech will also be broadcast live to sites on all of IU's campuses. Those sites include:
IU Bloomington: Poplars 185; Radio and TV 175, School of Education 2140
IU Columbus: Learning Center Room 1000
IU East: Community Room
IPFW: Kettler G20
IUPUI: IT 200A; UPCC (M1, M2); UL 3100F
IU Kokomo: KE 112
IU Northwest: Hawthorn 105
IU South Bend: Northside 038
IU Southeast: UC 120.
The speech also will be broadcast live on http://broadcast.iu.edu. It will air on tape delay, beginning at 6 p.m., on WTIU2, which is Comcast Cable Channel 17 in Bloomington, Ind., and digital multicast channel 30.3.