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Celebrate the inauguration of IU President Pamela Whitten

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The inauguration of Pamela Whitten as the first female president of Indiana University is a celebration of you – the IU community.

Everyone is welcome to take part in this significant milestone in the university's history.

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Schedule of events

November 4, IU Bloomington

The inauguration ceremony will begin at 2:45 p.m. in the IU Auditorium and will be followed by the Inauguration Autumn Festival at 4 p.m. at the Fine Arts Plaza/Showalter Fountain.

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November 5, IUPUI

An inauguration celebration will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the IUPUI Campus Center. 

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"Pamela is a remarkable and thoughtful leader, who has already established herself as a student-centered and involved president at Indiana University. She places value on recruiting and retaining diverse talent and resources, as well as supporting and promoting key research, which will keep IU moving forward on a path of groundbreaking scholarship and academics in the years to come."

W. Quinn Buckner Chair of the Board of Trustees, Indiana University

About President Whitten

As Indiana University's leader, President Whitten has outlined three core missions for the university: ensuring student success by placing them first, setting ambitious research goals and affirming IU's leadership role in advancing economic development and quality of life for individuals throughout the world.

View President Whitten's bio