Lauren Robel is the provost and executive vice president of Indiana University Bloomington. John Applegate will assume the postion of Interim Provost on July 1 when Provost Robel steps down to return to teaching.

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

New around IU

Fall 2021 Vaccine Requirement

Vaccine Update: IU will require a COVID-19 vaccine for all students, faculty and staff beginning with the fall 2021 semester.

Read more

Interim executive VP and IUB provost

John Applegate, IU's executive vice president for University Academic Affairs, will serve as interim IU Bloomington provost beginning July 1.

Read more

Connecting Communities

The Center for Rural Engagement strives to support the need for connection as communities come together and share resources.

Connect with community