IUP President Michael Driscoll

President Michael Driscoll

IUP is facing its most challenging times in over a century. But we have the opportunity to write the next chapter of our history as a story of resilience and teamwork. Our focus must be on our students and meeting their needs so they can succeed. We have a good plan, and we need every one of us to pitch in and do our share. My own goals support the strategic plan and focus on better serving our current and future students I believe we can do this. And with your help, we will do this.


Commentary: Marc Fogel Shouldn't Spend Another Birthday in Russian Prison

IUP President Michael Driscoll authored this editorial at the request of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

IUP Academic Restructuring to Launch July 1

On July 1, IUP will implement a new academic structure, including a new college and colleges with new configurations of departments to create more and stronger opportunities for students and for faculty research and collaboration.

IUP College of Health Sciences Leadership Named

Hilliary Creely, dean of the IUP School of Graduate Studies and Research, has been named interim dean of the College of Health Sciences, and Lisa Newell, chair of the IUP Department of Psychology, has been named interim associate dean of the College of Health Sciences.

Student Death: Ellen Yarnell

President Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Ellen Yarnell, a second-year student in the Speech-Language Pathology program and a member of the Cook Honors College.

Distinguished Alumni John “Jack” Frank Selected for 2024 IUP President’s Medal of Distinction

John “Jack” Frank, a 1958 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has received the 2024 IUP President’s Medal of Distinction. President Michael Driscoll presented Frank with the award on May 9 “with pride and gratitude in recognition of outstanding professional achievement.”