Michael McRobbie Archive

IU President Michael McRobbie to retire on June 30, 2021

  • Staff 08/14/2020 12:02 pm  

Indiana University President Michael McRobbie announced on Friday at the Board of Trustees meeting that he will retire as planned next year. McRobbie, who has served as IU’s president since July 1, 2007, will retire on June 30, 2021. This ...

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President McRobbie: “This misbehavior simply has to stop”

  • Alex Bozich 08/26/2015 4:49 pm  

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

  • Alex Bozich 12/19/2013 5:26 pm  

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

  • Alex Bozich 11/25/2008 5:42 pm  

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

  • Alex Bozich 10/27/2008 8:57 pm  

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?

  • Alex Bozich 10/27/2008 7:34 pm  

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

  • Alex Bozich 07/05/2008 11:32 am  

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”

  • Alex Bozich 07/01/2008 9:18 am  

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

  • Alex Bozich 02/15/2008 5:56 pm  

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 ...

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IU President will address media at 3PM presser

  • Alex Bozich 02/15/2008 12:19 pm  

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 ...