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Action on All Fronts! By Christopher Webb Addressing a crowd consisting of his Board of Trustees, at the University Place Hotel and Conference Center on the campus of Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). New IU president-elect, Michael A. Robbie laid out the fundamentals of what he thinks to be a new vision. “At the start of a new presidency, this is a good time to reaffirm our two fundamental missions” he said. “Provide the best possible education for our students; vigorously pursue world-class research in the sciences, the professions, the humanities, and the creative arts.” McRobbie, hoping to make IU a leading research university, has current president Steve Ferguson convinced as he said “Michael has demonstrated over and over that he not only knows what it takes to be one of the world's leading research universities, he has the ability and perseverance to make it happen .” McRobbie preached about making IU a better school and reaching to the potential that he said has yet to be realized. “At this point I see 12 areas in which we must focus on improvement, innovation and
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course JOUR 200 taught by Professor Donlon during the Fall '10 term at Indiana.

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