Indiana University's President Announces Plans to Retire in 2021

In a letter sent out on Friday, Aug. 14, Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie announced his plans to retire in 2021.

Posted: Aug 14, 2020 11:53 AM
Updated: Aug 15, 2020 7:50 AM

Indiana University (IU) President Michael A. McRobbie announced on Friday that he intends to retire on June 30, 2021.

By the time President McRobbie's retires in 2021, he will have served as president of IU for more than 14 years, and in total, served in senior positions at the university for 24 years.

McRobbie says he plans on reviewing the collective accomplishments of the University in detail later in 2020 during his final State of the University address, including keeping IU affordable and accessible to all, graduating record numbers of students, increasing the diversity of the student body, and more.

According to McRobbie, announcing his retirement on Aug. 14 ensured that the IU Board fo Trustees would have enough time to commence the search for his successor. 

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