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{{about|the Indiana University system in the state of Indiana. Some references to "Indiana University" may be referring to the system's founding campus|that campus|Indiana University Bloomington|other uses|Indiana University (disambiguation)}} '''Indiana University''' is a multi-campus [[public university]] [[university system|system]] in the [[U.S. state|state]] of [[Indiana]], [[United States]]. Indiana University has a combined [[student]] body of more than 100,000 students, including approximately 42,000 students enrolled at the [[Indiana University Bloomington]] campus and approximately 37,000 students enrolled at the [[Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis]] (IUPUI) campus. == Campuses == The "core campuses" of the Indiana University are located in [[Bloomington, Indiana|Bloomington]] and [[Indianapolis]]. *[[Indiana University Bloomington]] (IU Bloomington) is the flagship campus of Indiana University. The Bloomington campus is home to numerous Indiana University schools, including the [[Jacobs School of Music|IU Jacobs School of Music]],the IU School of Informatics and Computing, the [[Kelley School of Business|IU Kelley School of Business]], the [[Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs|IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs]], the [[Indiana University Maurer School of Law|IU Maurer School of Law]], the IU School of Library and Information Science, and the [[Indiana University School of Education|IU School of Education]]. *[[Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis]] (IUPUI) is Indiana's premier urban campus. The campus is operated in cooperation with [[Purdue University]], but is administered by Indiana University. Located in downtown Indianapolis, the IUPUI campus hosts numerous Indiana University schools, including the [[Indiana University School of Medicine|IU School of Medicine]], the IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, the [[Indiana University School of Dentistry|IU School of Dentistry]], and the [[Indiana University McKinney School of Law|IU McKinney School of Law]]. In addition to its two core campuses, Indiana University comprises seven smaller campuses spread throughout [[Indiana]]. *[[Indiana University East]] (IU East) is located in [[Richmond, Indiana]]. *[[Indiana University Kokomo]] (IU Kokomo) is located in [[Kokomo, Indiana]]. *[[Indiana University Northwest]] (IU Northwest) is located in [[Gary, Indiana]]. *[[Indiana University South Bend]] (IU South Bend) is which is located in [[South Bend, Indiana]]. *[[Indiana University Southeast]] (IU Southeast) is located in [[New Albany, Indiana]]. *[[Indiana University – Purdue University Columbus]] (IUPU Columbus) is located in [[Columbus, Indiana]]. *[[Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne]] (IPFW) is located in [[Fort Wayne, Indiana]]. IPFW is operated in cooperation with, and is administered by, [[Purdue University]]. == Endowment == According to the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), the value of the Indiana University endowment ranks 11th in the nation among public universities at over $1.2 billion. Upstate rival Purdue University ranked 9th at over $1.4 billion. == Awards == Indiana University has three medals to recognize individuals. *The [[University Medal]], the only IU medal that requires approval from the Board of Trustees, was created in 1982 by then IU President [[John W. Ryan]] and is the highest award bestowed by the University. It honors individuals for singular or noteworthy contributions, including service to the university and achievement in arts, letters, science and law. The first recipient was Thomas T. Solley, former director of the IU Art Museum. *President's Medal for Excellence, a reproduction in fine silver of the symbolic jewel of office worn by the president at ceremonial occasions, is rich in meaning. The first recipients were member of the [[Beaux Arts Trio]] on September 20, 1985. It honors individuals for distinction in public service, service to Indiana University, achievement in a profession, and/or extraordinary merit and achievement in the arts, humanities, science, education, and industry. *[[Thomas Hart Benton (painter)|Thomas Hart Benton Mural Medallion]] "recognizes individuals who are shining examples of the values of IU and the universal academic community." President Ryan was the first to award this honor. It was first awarded to the president of Nanjing University on July 21, 1986. It honors individuals for distinction in public office or service, a significant relationship to Indiana University or Indiana, significant service to IU programs, students, or faculty, significant contribution to research or support for research.
Indiana University has a number of ways to recognize the accomplishments of faculty. *Distinguished Professorships - Indiana University's most prestigious academic appointment *University Distinguished Teaching Awards - recognizing "shining examples of dedication and excellence" *[[Thomas Ehrlich]] Award for Excellence in Service Learning - recognizing excellence in service learning. The recipient is also the IU nominee for the national [[Campus Compact|Campus Compact Thomas Ehrlich Award for Service Learning]]. ==External links== {{commons category|Indiana University}} *[http://www.indiana.edu/campuses/ IU campuses official web site] {{IU System}} {{Public colleges and universities in Indiana}} {{Indiana Colleges and Universities}} {{Committee on Institutional Cooperation}} {{coord missing|Indiana}}