Indiana University (IU) is a multi-campus public university system in the state of Indiana, United States. Indiana University has a combined student body of more than 110,000 students, including approximately 43,000 students enrolled at the Indiana University Bloomington campus and approximately 31,000 students enrolled at the Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus.
The "core campuses" of Indiana University are located in Bloomington and Indianapolis.
- Indiana University Bloomington (IU Bloomington) is the flagship campus of Indiana University. The Bloomington campus is home to numerous premier Indiana University schools, including the IU Jacobs School of Music, the IU School of Informatics and Computing, IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, IU School of Optometry, the IU Kelley School of Business, the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs, the IU Maurer School of Law, the IU School of Library and Information Science, and the IU School of Education.
- Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is the premier urban campus of Indiana University. The campus is operated in cooperation with Purdue University, but is administered by Indiana University. Located just west of downtown Indianapolis, the IUPUI campus hosts numerous Indiana University schools, including the IU School of Medicine, the IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, the IU School of Dentistry, the Indiana University School of Social Work, the IU Kelley School of Business, and the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law.
In addition to its two core campuses, Indiana University comprises six smaller campuses and three centers/extensions spread throughout Indiana. The smaller campuses are:
The centers/extensions are:
According to the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), the value of the endowment of the Indiana University and affiliated foundations is over $1.57 billion.
Indiana University has three medals to recognize individuals.
- The University Medal, the only IU medal that requires approval from the Board of Trustees, was created in 1982 by then IU President John W. Ryan and is the highest award bestowed by the University. It honors individuals for singular or noteworthy contributions, including service to the university and achievement in arts, letters, science and law. The first recipient was Thomas T. Solley, former director of the IU Art Museum.
- Indiana University President's Medal for Excellence, a reproduction in fine silver of the symbolic jewel of office worn by the president at ceremonial occasions, is rich in meaning. The first recipients were member of the Beaux Arts Trio on September 20, 1985. It honors individuals for distinction in public service, service to Indiana University, achievement in a profession, and/or extraordinary merit and achievement in the arts, humanities, science, education, and industry.
- Thomas Hart Benton Mural Medallion "recognizes individuals who are shining examples of the values of IU and the universal academic community." President Ryan was the first to award this honor. It was first awarded to the president of Nanjing University on July 21, 1986. It honors individuals for distinction in public office or service, a significant relationship to Indiana University or Indiana, significant service to IU programs, students, or faculty, significant contribution to research or support for research.
Indiana University has a number of ways to recognize the accomplishments of faculty.
- Distinguished Professorships - Indiana University's most prestigious academic appointment
- University Distinguished Teaching Awards - recognizing "shining examples of dedication and excellence"
- Thomas Ehrlich Award for Excellence in Service Learning - recognizing excellence in service learning. The recipient is also the IU nominee for the national Campus Compact Thomas Ehrlich Award for Service Learning.
- Capshew, James H. Herman B Wells: The Promise of the American University (Indiana University Press, 2012) 460 pp excerpt and text search
- Clark, Thomas D. Indiana University, Midwest Pioneer, Volume I: The Early Years (1970)
- Clark, Thomas D. Indiana University: Midwestern Pioneer, Vol II In Mid-Pasage (1973)
- Clark, Thomas D. Indiana University: Midwestern Pioneer: Volume III/ Years of Fulfillment (1977) covers 1938-68 with emphasis on Wells.
- Gray, Donald J., ed. The Department of English at Indiana University, Bloomington, 1868-1970 (1974)
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:56:15 -0700
(BLOOMINGTON, Ind.) An Indiana University student from northwest suburban Libertyville died in a sorority house on the Bloomington, Ind., campus Thursday evening, officials said. Kelly Ann Hackendahl, 20, was found unconscious and unresponsive shortly ...
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:21:15 -0700
A Indiana University student from the Chicago area was found dead at a sorority house Thursday night. Kelly Ann Hackendahl, 20, of Libertyville, was beginning her junior year at IU, according to a statement from the university. She was working toward a ...
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Indiana State running back LeMonte Booker (32) is tackled by Indiana safety Chase Dutra (30) during an NCAA college football game at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Ind., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/The Herald-Times, Chris Howell). Copyright ...
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The student who died at the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority house on Indiana University's Bloomington campus Thursday night has been identified as Kelly Ann Hackendahl, 20. The Libertyville, Ill., native was beginning her junior year as she pursued a degree in ...
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Kelly Ann Hackendahl, 20, was starting her junior year and was working toward a degree in education. She was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority and a native of Libertyville, Ill., according to IU spokesman Mark Land. An autopsy was scheduled for ...
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The Monroe County coroner and Indiana University police are conducting death investigation at Zeta Tau Alpha sorority, at 1020 N Jordan Ave. Emergency workers were called to the IU sorority a little before 8 p.m. Thursday. No further information is ...
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Police are investigating the death of 20-year-old Indiana University student Kelly Ann Hackendahl at a sorority house Thursday night. Hackendahl is a native of Libertyville, Ill. and was beginning her junior year at IU. She was an education major and ...
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University says it will move its spring 2015 graduation ceremony outdoors to Memorial Stadium while Assembly Hall is undergoing renovations. University officials say undergraduate commencement will be held in a single ...
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