Office of the President

IUP President Michael Driscoll

President Michael Driscoll took office on July 1, 2012, selected by the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. He holds a PhD in electrical engineering, with a focus on computer systems and design, and leads with vast experience at both the campus and system levels.

Strategic Plan

IUP's Strategic Plan for 2020-25 is designed to transform the culture at IUP to enhance the student experience by fostering exceptional student-centeredness.

Council of Trustees

The council holds four scheduled meetings on campus each academic year.

Student Centered, Forward Facing : The 2020 President's Report

The report, available in digital format, covers major highlights from 2020 and a presentation of the university in numbers.

IUP's New Reality

If members of the IUP community would like to register interest in working collaboratively to solve problems and create new programming, please send a message to

IUP Points of Pride

Highlights in academics, athletics, scholarships, grant awards, and more.

Crimson Snapshot

Quick facts and figures on IUP enrollment, popular majors, costs, and more.


Council of Trustees' Public Meeting, Sept. 8

President Driscoll invites the IUP community to attend the public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. in Conference Room 6/7 at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Update on Fall Semester Operations and COVID-19 Precautions – A Message from President Driscoll

IUP will return to fully face-to-face instruction and in-person events and activities for fall 2022. In most circumstances, meetings and gatherings will transition to in-person formats, and employees will return to working at their university locations.

Commonwealth Budget Includes Increased Investment in Public Higher Education

President Driscoll discusses the 2022–23 commonwealth budget approved by the General Assembly and signed by Governor Wolf on July 8, which reflects the largest single-year increase Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education has received from the state.

Student Death: Christopher Pugh

President Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Christopher Pugh, a junior in the Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science Department.

June 2, 2022, COVID-19 Update

Changes to the COVID-19 Community Level classification of Allegheny County by the Centers for Disease Control are announced, along with reminders about respecting the use of masks and face coverings for IUP employees, students, and visitors.