Lauren Robel is the provost and executive vice president of Indiana University Bloomington.

Provost Robel provides the vision and momentum for creating a welcoming, supportive, and safe learning environment for the IU Bloomington campus community. As chief academic officer, she also provides academic leadership and support for faculty and student initiatives that enhance education, research, and creative activity.

Telling IU Bloomington's story

Through the Gates

Get insider views of life and learning on the IU Bloomington campus & beyond.

Listen to the IU podcast

IU 2020 Series

Follow a four-year, multimedia documentary about students from IU's class of 2020.

Explore student stories


Provost Robel addresses issues of interest for campus and beyond.

Read the Provost's speeches

Making IU home for all

IU is Home is an inclusion campaign created to share stories of Hoosiers from all backgrounds, cultures, beliefs, and experiences via podcasts, video profiles, and Instagram. We record and preserve stories that strengthen empathy and understanding in our community.

Explore the myriad perspectives of people in the IU family, and learn both how they found a home at Indiana University and how they've made it an inclusive home for others.