October 20, 2021

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The Education People

IU president Pamela Whitten demonstrates on her 1st 2 months in position

Indiana College has been under new management because July 1. As the new semester settled in, this week IU president Pamela Whitten mirrored on her initial two months, on finding out for the duration of a pandemic and the values she hopes to foster at the school.

In what may perhaps arrive to define her strategy to the IU presidency, Whitten frequently hammers home that her administration is centered initially and foremost on pupils.

“It really is normally significant to hold your mission entrance and heart,” she claimed. “This is about the opportunity to get ready people for what they will do for the rest of their lifestyle. … We need to have to make the most of it.”

A all over the world pandemic may not be the suitable start out to anyone’s tenure as a university president, and it has evidently affected Whitten’s method, but she draws assurance in IU’s significant COVID-19 vaccination rate. 

“The very first priority is often trying to keep all people safe and sound,” she claimed. “This campus is amid the most secure sites in the point out.”

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