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Indiana University
For other uses, see Indiana University (disambiguation).
Indiana University (IU) is a major multicampus public research institution in the state of Indiana.[3] Indiana University has a combined student body of more than 110,000 students, which includes approximately 46,000 students enrolled at the Indiana University Bloomington campus.[2]
Indiana University
Latin: Indianensis Universitas
MottoLux et Veritas
(Light and Truth)
TypePublic university system
EstablishedJanuary 20, 1820; 201 years ago
Academic affiliations
Endowment$2.43 billion (2020)[1]
PresidentMichael McRobbie
Academic staff
8,733 university-wide[2]
Students110,436 university-wide[2]
Undergraduates89,176 university-wide[2]
Postgraduates21,260 university-wide[2]
LocationBloomington, Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana
39°10′N 86°30′W
Campus3,640 acres (14.7 km2) across 9 campuses[2]
ColorsCream and Crimson   
MascotReferred to as "The Hoosiers"
Website
www.iu.edu
IU Bloomington
IUPUI
IU East
IU Kokomo
IU Southeast
IUPUC
IU Fort Wayne
IU South Bend
IU Northwest
Indiana University locations
The State Seminary Act, passed by Indiana's General Assembly on January 20, 1820 to establish Indiana University.
Campuses
Indiana University has two core campuses and seven regional campuses. Each one of the campuses is an accredited, four-year degree-granting institution.
The flagship campus of Indiana University is located in Bloomington.[4]
In addition to its core campuses, Indiana University comprises seven extensions throughout Indiana:[9]
Endowment
According to the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), the value of the endowment of the Indiana University and affiliated foundations in 2016 is over $1.986 billion.[10] The annual budget across all campuses totals over $3 Billion.[11]
The Indiana University Research and Technology Corporation (IURTC) is a not-for-profit agency that assists IU faculty and researchers in realizing the commercial potential of their discoveries. Since 1997, university clients have been responsible for more than 1,800 inventions, nearly 500 patents, and 38 start-up companies.[12]
In the 2016 Fiscal Year alone, the IURTC was issued 53 U.S. patents and 112 global patents.[13]
Notable alumni
Suzanne Collins (1985), Author of the Hunger Games series
Notable faculty
Athletics
Main articles: Indiana Hoosiers and IUPUI Jaguars
Awards
Indiana University has three medals to recognize individuals.[15]
Indiana University has several ways to recognize the accomplishments of faculty.[17]
References
  1. ^ As of June 30, 2020. U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2020 Endowment Market Value and Change in Endowment Market Value from FY19 to FY20 (Report). National Association of College and University Business Officers and TIAA. February 19, 2021. Retrieved February 19, 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "2011–12 IU Factbook". Indiana University (Bloomington, Indiana). Retrieved 2012-06-16.
  3. ^ "Mission Statement".
  4. ^ "Campuses: Indiana University". Retrieved 9 December 2020.
  5. ^ "About". Indiana University Bloomington. Retrieved 3 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Schools". Indiana University Bloomington. Retrieved 3 August 2015.
  7. ^ "About IUPUI". Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis. Retrieved 3 August 2015.
  8. ^ "Schools". Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Retrieved 3 August 2015.
  9. ^ Regional Campus Agreement
  10. ^ "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2016 Endowment Market Value and Change* in Endowment Market Value from FY2015 to FY2016" (PDF). NACUBO and Commonfund Institute. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-02-15. Retrieved 2017-02-24.
  11. ^ "Fast Facts about IU".
  12. ^ "The Indiana University Research and Technology Corporation (IURTC)".
  13. ^ "IU Fast Facts (See: #5)".
  14. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-05-01. Retrieved 2018-05-01.
  15. ^ a b c d "Medals". Indiana University Office of University Ceremonies. Retrieved 2010-02-20.
  16. ^ "IU President McRobbie presents University Medal to Elinor and Vincent Ostrom". Retrieved 2010-02-20.
  17. ^ "Medals". Indiana University Office of University Ceremonies. Retrieved 2010-02-20.
Further reading
Primary sources
Wells, Herman B. Being Lucky: Reminiscences and Reflections (1980) (excerpt and text search)
External links
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