Leadership & Administration

Leadership on the flagship campus

Our provost

The Office of the Provost oversees the academic programs, research, and policies of 16 schools on the Bloomington campus.

Interim Provost and Executive Vice President John Applegate is the chief academic officer for IU Bloomington. His primary goal is to continually improve every aspect of the education here and to maintain and enhance IU Bloomington’s status as one of the world’s leading research universities.

All deans, vice provosts, and leaders of campus administrative units report to the provost.

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Interim Provost and Executive Vice President John Applegate

Diversity and Inclusion

Attracts and supports students from minority groups, with a focus on undergraduate programs such as the Hudson and Holland Scholars Program, the Groups Program, and the 21st Century Scholars Program.

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Enrollment Management

Recruits and enrolls the most diverse, high-ability students and prepares them for academic success through engagement, service, and cultural activities.

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External Relations

Oversees university economic engagement partnerships with Indiana national security and defense organizations, and serves as the primary community and local government relations contact with elected officials.

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Faculty and Academic Affairs

Supports faculty careers by enhancing productivity, recognizing excellence, cultivating leadership, and striving for a nurturing campus climate.

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Finance, Budget, and Strategy

Oversees the tactical implementation of the strategic plan across the Bloomington campus.

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Graduate Education and Health Sciences

Oversees graduate education for all programs except for the professional schools, and oversees the health sciences initiatives for the Bloomington campus.

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Research

Offers consultation, proposal development, competitive internal funding programs, and infrastructure for a wide range of research, scholarly, and creative activities.

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Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Supports student success through a wide variety of services, including academic, legal, health and wellness, and personal safety.

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Undergraduate Education

Leads campuswide programs and initiatives for undergraduates, pre-college students, and adults who are continuing their education.

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