Michael McRobbie Archive

President McRobbie: “This misbehavior simply has to stop”

Indiana President Michael McRobbie spoke Tuesday at an all-staff meeting for athletics and addressed conduct, competition and compliance. The purpose of those remarks were for coaches to share with their respective student-athletes. A full transcript of what McRobbie had to ...

Video: Assembly Hall renovation gift announcement

Indiana announced a $40 million donation from Cindy Simon Skjodt earlier today that will result in major renovations and a new name for Assembly Hall — Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Watch the announcement of the gift below from Michael McRobbie ...

Reactions to NCAA decision

There’s no shortage of reaction to today’s announcement from the NCAA Infractions Committee. As always, the guys over at The Hoosier Scoop are right on top of it. — Kelvin Sampson’s official statement — Audio: Tom Crean reacts to NCAA ...

McRobbie to announce new AD at 10:15 am presser

IU Media Relations just sent out the following release: IU President McRobbie will a make major announcement regarding the IU Department of Athletics Tuesday at 10:15 at the Virgil T. DeVault Alumni Center at 1000 E. 17th St. No word ...

Is the AD search coming to an end?

Depending on who you believe (coverage here, here and here), the replacement for lame duck Athletic Director Rick Greenspan could be announced as early as tomorrow. The three candidates: Oregon State’s Bob De Carolis, IU Associate AD Scott Dotson and ...

Possible AD candidates start to trickle out

The Indianapolis Business Journal has an excellent piece this morning on the search for a new athletic director and it includes a list of candidates that could potentially fill the opening: Former IU basketball player and current Senior Associate Athletic ...

McRobbie on Sampson: “A risk that should not have been taken”

Indiana University President Michael McRobbie, who might be finally starting to figure out the importance of the basketball program in Bloomington, told the NCAA infractions committee in a hearing last month that hiring Kelvin Sampson was a mistake. Who knew? ...

McRobbie seeks recommendation from investigation

Indiana University President Michael McRobbie announced earlier this afternoon that the school has ordered an immediate investigation into the NCAA allegations involving the basketball coaching staff and Athletic Director Rick Greenspan will report back in a week with his recommendation ...

IU President will address media at 3PM presser

Update: Full text of McRobbie statement (The Hoosier Scoop) Those of you who wish to watch the press conference, both WTHR.com and WISHTV.com will have streaming coverage. Here is the official release from IU: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2008 ...