Leadership & Administration

Leadership on the flagship campus

Our provost

Rahul Shrivastav

Provost and Executive Vice President Rahul Shrivastav is the chief academic officer for IU Bloomington. His primary goal is to continually improve every aspect of the education here and to maintain and enhance IU Bloomington’s status as one of the world’s leading research universities.

The Office of the Provost oversees the academic programs, research, and policies of the schools on the Bloomington campus. All deans, vice provosts, and leaders of campus administrative units report to the provost.

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Diversity and Inclusion

Attracts and supports students from minority groups, with a focus on undergraduate programs such as the Hudson and Holland Scholars Program, the Groups Program, and the 21st Century Scholars Program.

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Enrollment Management

Recruits and enrolls the most diverse, high-ability students and prepares them for academic success through engagement, service, and cultural activities.

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Faculty and Academic Affairs

Supports faculty careers by enhancing productivity, recognizing excellence, cultivating leadership, and striving for a nurturing campus climate.

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Finance, Administration & Budget

Works in partnership with Responsibility Center fiscal leaders across the Bloomington campus to improve knowledge, strategy, and effectiveness across all units.

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Graduate Education

Oversees graduate education for all programs except for the professional schools, and oversees the health sciences initiatives for the Bloomington campus.

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Offers consultation, proposal development, competitive internal funding programs, and infrastructure for a wide range of research, scholarly, and creative activities.

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Student Life

Supports student success through a wide variety of services, including academic, legal, health and wellness, and personal safety.

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Undergraduate Education

Leads campuswide programs and initiatives for undergraduates, pre-college students, and adults who are continuing their education.

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