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Michael A. Driscoll, Ph.D., President, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Michael A. Driscoll, Ph.D.Dr. Driscoll became president of Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2012. He has led the university’s adoption of a shared vision and strategic plan, resulting in leveraging IUP’s strengths as a doctoral/research university to meet the needs of Pennsylvania’s residents while attracting students from across the nation and around the world. In his tenure, he has focused on improving the university experience for military-affiliated students and their families, strengthening IUP’s relationship with the local community, and diversity and inclusion issues. He is currently the chair of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ Committee on Economic and Workforce Development and holds board memberships on the Pennsylvania Economy League of Greater Pittsburgh, Indiana Healthcare Corporation, and the Indiana County Chamber of Commerce. Before Dr. Driscoll joined IUP, he was the executive vice chancellor and provost of the University of Alaska Anchorage. He earned his PhD, MS, and BS in electrical engineering at Michigan State University.