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.

Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel is the chief academic officer for IU Bloomington. Her main goal is to improve the quality of education at IU Bloomington and maintain its status as a world-class research institution.

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

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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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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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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 Development

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

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Finance and Strategy

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

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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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