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Legislative act establishes state seminary that became IU: 1820
Varsity football team started: 1886
Herman B Wells named 11th president of IU: 1938
IU Auditorium completed and IU Art Museum established: 1941
National intercollegiate competition for women begins: 1971
Elinor Ostrom awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences: 2009
IU trustees approve new School of Global and International Studies: 2012
For nearly 200 years, in partnership with educational institutions around the world, Indiana University has offered students of all backgrounds . . .
the promise of the dream
the promise of a lifetime of success
the promise of a community where you belong
the promise of faculty who inspire
the promise of degrees for dreamers, doers, and leaders
the promise of an education that works anywhere
the promise of helping Indiana thrive
the promise of an environment of endless curiosity
the promise of friendships that never fade
the promise of something bigger than yourself
the promise of preparation for whatever comes next
In 1820, Indiana University made its first promise: to educate a small group of scholars living on the frontier of a new country.
We’ve been keeping our word ever since.
Fulfilling the promise