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.

Making an Impact in Changing Times: The 2019 President's Report

The report,available in digital format, covers major highlights from 2019 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.


Town Hall to Discuss Progress toward IUP’s Future—Updates on the Comprehensive Planning Process (CPP) and Enrollment

A town hall meetingto discuss progress towards IUP's future will be held in Gorell Recital Hall at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, October 18.

Celebrating Community—Driscoll’s Update

President Michael Driscoll offers his perspective on recent community events, including IUP Day, the first football game of the season, and the 9/11 remembrance ceremony.

Council of Trustees' Public Meeting

President Driscoll invites the IUP community to attend the public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. in the PNC Room at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Welcome Back to IUP—Driscoll’s Update

IUP President Michael Driscoll welcomes students and employees to campus for the start of the fall 2021 semester, offers updates on COVID-19 mitigation measures, and talks about some important upcoming events.

Opening of the Academic Year, August 20

President Michael A. Driscoll invites the IUP community to the Opening of the Academic Year on Friday, August 20, 2021, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in Fisher Auditorium. The event will also be livestreamed.