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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana University alumnus who founded a technology company has donated $60 million to IU for the creation of an artificial intelligence center.

ServiceNow founder Fred Luddy made the donation, which is the second-largest private gift IU has ever received. ServiceNow is a cloud computing company based in Santa Clara, California.

Indiana University Sees Slight Drop In System Enrollment

Sep 10, 2019
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University says its overall enrollment has dropped slightly at its seven campuses around the state.

The university's figures show it started the fall semester with 90,754 degree-seeking students, a decline of about 0.8% from a year ago.

IU's main campus in Bloomington saw its enrollment drop about 0.4% to 42,760 degree-seeking students. But the Bloomington campus has about 8,300 first-year undergraduate students this fall, which is an increase of about 2% from last fall semester.

Indiana University Sees Student Overflow Amid Dorm Work

Aug 25, 2019
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — About 200 Indiana University students started the fall semester living in residence hall lounges as two major housing complexes on the Bloomington campus are undergoing renovations after extensive mold problems.

IU spokesman Chuck Carney says the campus housing staff expects to have all the students assigned to dorm rooms in the coming weeks as spaces open up. Carney says those placed in the lounges were among the last students applying for campus housing.

The university expected about 8,300 first-year students this fall on the Bloomington campus.

UPDATE: KKK Flyers Found In Bloomington Also Found On IU's Campus

Aug 5, 2019
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UPDATE: 

Indiana University Bloomington Provost Lauren Robel sent an email to the campus community Tuesday saying groundskeepers found five flyers purporting to be from the Ku Klux Klan. The email says they were identical to "neighborhood watch" flyers residents found throughout Bloomington Monday. 

The email says IU Police are investigating. They're working with Bloomington and state police. 

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University police say a female juvenile suffered superficial cuts in an attack that prompted an emergency alert about a person with a knife on the Bloomington campus.

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Pete Buttigieg's campaign announced that Buttigieg will deliver remarks on foreign policy and national security at the Indiana University Auditorium in Bloomington Tuesday, June 11 at 11am.

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Bob Knight returned to Indiana University on Saturday, the former basketball coach's first public appearance on campus since he was fired almost 19 years ago.

Knight returned to watch the Hoosiers' baseball game against Penn State from the press box. The Big Ten Network was broadcasting the game when Knight made the impromptu golf cart ride to the field.

Athletic director Fred Glass has repeatedly made overtures to bring back Knight. Each time Knight declined.

IU Fraternity Suspended

Apr 1, 2019
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A fraternity at Indiana University has been suspended.

University spokesman Chuck Carney says the Delta Chi chapter's suspension "stems from violations" of the school's student code of conduct and an agreement with Greek organizations regarding hazing.

The suspension became effective Friday and means the fraternity must cease all activities and disband. The chapter may appeal.