The presidential search committee fails to ‘prioritize’ diversity. Expand it.
IU President Michael McRobbie is stepping down in June, allowing for a wave of new leadership and change to come to our beloved campus. However, the search committee tasked with finding a new university president is 75% white. The 18-member committee, made up of nine men and nine women, is disproportionately white when compared to the student body. Across all IU campuses, 66% of students are white. Because of this, the search for a new president has gone forward without the voices of several underrepresented groups fighting to be heard on campus.