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A visionary scholar, President Pamela Whitten is Indiana University's 19th president.




Class of 2022

In May, IU President Whitten presided over commencement ceremonies throughout the state. Read her charge to the class.

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Welcome from President Whitten

Welcome to Indiana University, a leading public research university with a worldwide reputation for delivering outstanding education. 

From the moment students step onto one of our campuses or log on to IU Online, they become part of a more than 200-year-old tradition of excellence. Our faculty and staff are passionate about helping students achieve their hopes, dreams and aspirations through the more than 930 academic programs offered across our university. IU is home to a world-class business school, the world’s first school of philanthropy, the nation’s largest medical school and the country’s first school of informatics. Countless other programs are ranked among the world’s best.

One of our greatest strengths is our people. Our campuses are culturally rich communities where students, faculty and staff represent all U.S. states and more than 160 countries. They’ve helped IU build a global reputation as a research powerhouse, while also working to better the state and communities we call home.

I am honored to serve as president of this great university, and I’m looking forward to all that we can accomplish together. 

— Pamela Whitten

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Pamela Whitten named 19th president of IU

The Indiana University Board of Trustees named Pamela Whitten as the university's 19th president in April 2021.

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