After years of a growing Indiana University student population dominating downtown housing, Bloomington city planners believe diversification is possible through the employees who "live, work and play" in the Certified Technology Park.
The Indiana Department of Transportation will press ahead with a request for proposals on Interstate 69 from Bloomington to Martinsville, in hopes that a public-private partnership will stretch limited state funds.
Universities are the hubs of the world’s knowledge economy, but they typically aren’t the smartest business operators in the world. Brad Wheeler, chief information officer at Indiana University in Bloomington, is working to change that.
Indiana University President Michael McRobbie says the university is in "constant campaign mode," and private philanthropy is vital for enhancing student financial aid, endowed faculty chairs, specialized buildings and academic initiatives.