President 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.

President's Report, 2022: Shaping Tomorrow

The report, available in digital format, covers major highlights from 2022 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.



President Presents “Points of Pride”

On September 7, 2023, President Michael Driscoll shared several "IUP Points of Pride" at the September Council of Trustees meeting.

Council of Trustees’ Public Meeting, Sep. 7

President Driscoll invites the IUP community to attend the public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees on Thursday, September 7, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. in Conference Room 6/7 at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Science at IUP Featured on KDKA-TV, Sept. 5

On Tuesday, September 5, tune in to KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh between 9:00 and 10:00 a.m. for an interview about science at IUP with President Michael Driscoll and Steve Hovan, dean of the Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

Staff Member Death: Joseph Gula

President Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Joseph Gula, the assistant director of Information Systems Technology at the Student Cooperative Association, on August 14.

2023 Opening of the Academic Year

President Michael A. Driscoll invites you to the Opening of the Academic Year on Friday, August 25, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in Fisher Auditorium.