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Indiana University’s new president-elect, Pamela Whitten, began a tour of IU’s regional campuses in South Bend this week. 

Whitten comes to IU from Kennesaw State University in Georgia, where she’s been president since 2018.

She kicked off her tour at IU’s South Bend campus, where she said she got her first chance to spend quality time with students.

Indiana University officials are in talks with a final candidate to replace President Michael McRobbie, who plans to step down in June.

Four members of IU’s Board of Trustees have been authorized to begin negotiating and they expect to name the new president later this month.

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Mike Woodson may be a name unfamiliar to today’s players, but it is one that resonates with long-time fans of Indiana basketball.  

IU Fires Archie Miller After Four Seasons

Mar 16, 2021


Updated March 15, 2 p.m. Indiana University fired men’s head basketball coach Archie Miller Monday after four seasons. 

The move comes one day after Selection Sunday, when the Hoosiers failed to make the NCAA Tournament for the fifth straight season. 

Indiana finished 12-15 overall and 10th in the Big Ten with a 7-12 record. The Hoosiers lost their final six games of the season, including their Big Ten tournament opener to Rutgers. 

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Assembly Hall will host the opening and first rounds of the NCAA Tournament March 18-20. The entire tournament moved to Indiana to limit travel between sites during the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Indiana’s unemployment rate fell to 6.2 percent in September, down 0.2 percent from its August rate. Despite the encouraging sign, the labor force – defined as the number of people working, or looking for work – shrunk significantly.

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The parking lot at Indiana University’s Memorial Stadium isn’t supposed to be empty this time of year. There’s no tailgating or smoke wafting from grills. No fans in red and white throwing footballs waiting for kick-off. Traditions like ‘The Walk’ will have to wait a few more weeks.

Colette Feehan


On this episode of WBOI Presents: In Session, we are joined by Colette Feehan, a PhD candidate at Indiana University. Our conversation focused on voice acting. What separates professional voice actors from amateurs? What technology is necessary to see the differences? How can we detect some of these changes in our own voices? That’s all on this episode of WBOI Presents: In Session.

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Updated May 8 at 4:55 p.m.

IU student Justin Spiegel is suing the university over COVID-19-related fees and expenses.  His lawyer, Roy Willey of South Carolina, says his office has received a number of calls from students from multiple universities. 

Wiley said the class-action suit is about fairness. 

IU Program To Monitor PFAS In The Great Lakes Basin

Oct 1, 2019
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Indiana University will use part of a nearly $6 million federal grant to monitor a chemical that polluted groundwater at military bases, including Grissom Air Reserve Base near Kokomo. The Environmental Protection Agency is making research on PFAS a priority.