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New IU President gives first report to board of trustees

Indianapolis - Michael McRobbie outlined big plans to help Indiana University improve in his first report to the board of trustees as university president.

The board selected McRobbie in March to succeed Adam Herbert, and he took over on July 1. McRobbie introduced his leadership team Friday in Indianapolis and vowed to push the school to provide the best possible education for students and pursue world-class research.

McRobbie announced 12 areas for focused improvement. Among them were collaboration between IU Bloomington and IUPUI, the role of regional campuses, effective teaching and learning, efficient use of resources and improving the climate for research.

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