IU Bloomington Initiatives

The Bloomington Strategic Plan

The IU Bloomington 2030 strategic plan will align with and complement IU 2030, renewing our determination to occupy the top tier in American higher education and lead boldly into the future. The following initiatives were born of the creative and solutions-focused thinking of IU 2030.

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IU Innovates

Launching in fall 2023, this initiative will create an integrated, university-wide infrastructure to support students and faculty in the creation and growth of startup ventures. 

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Student Success

A new structure with embedded initiatives aims to more fully bridge academic and campus life, better serve diverse student populations and groups, and improve student well-being and sense of belonging. 

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Accelerating Imagination

A collaborative initiative bringing together some of IU's top researchers and resources in AI, high-performance computing, and data science.

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Project Inspire

IUB will dedicate up to $5 million per year to enhance campus learning spaces to support student and faculty success.

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Staff Initiative

A collaborative staff initiative between the Office of the Provost and IUB Human Resources that will be ongoing and iterative. 

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Faculty 100

IUB will add 100 new tenure and tenure track faculty lines for our campus, amplifying and extending our success in research and teaching while positioning the IUB as a continued leader.

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Together with schools and units, IUB is committed to creating innovative combinations of Accelerated Master’s Degree programs, through which students earn two degrees in five years. 

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Engage IUB: Stay up to date on all Provost news

Engage IUB was created to help clarify our goals as we further the teaching, research, and community engagement missions of IU Bloomington. This newsletter will highlight our tangible progress toward new and emerging strategies, leaders, programs, and directions. 

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