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.


Student Death: Mohammed Mujahid Khan

President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Mohammed Mujahid Khan, an MBA student from Bangalore, India, who was in the PES-IUP cohort. He died December 23.

Council of Trustees' Public Meeting Dec. 9

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

Student Death: Hunter Smith

President Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Hunter Smith, a first-year music education major from Connellsville, on November 23.

Staff Member Death: Wilfred McCombie

President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Wilfred J. McCombie, a member of the Administration and Finance Division, on November 24.

Committee Appointed to Oversee Provost Search

President Michael Driscoll announced the appointment of a committee to oversee the national search that will lead to the selection of IUP’s next provost and vice president for Academic Affairs.