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A home for staff and faculty news

IU Today is home to news for staff and faculty on all IU campuses. Additional news can be found at

Our staff is responsible for sending the IU Bloomington Today, IUPUI Today and IU Today newsletters.


The summer publication schedule will begin May 13. The schedule is as follows:

IU Today: May 14, May 28, June 14 Board of Trustees special edition, June 25, July 9, July 23.

IU Bloomington Today: May 16, May 30, June 11, June 27,

IUPUI/IU Indianapolis Today: May 16, May 30, June 11, June 27. Inaugural edition of IU Indianapolis Today July 1.

The regular fall 2024 publication cycle will begin Aug. 19.

News criteria
News must be specifically for staff and faculty and should highlight:

  • “News you can use” about upcoming events, training, construction, new leadership or campus-specific changes.
  • Employee benefits, payroll and other HR information.
  • New policies and procedures relevant to all or a majority of employees.
  • Campus-specific and university-wide initiatives.
  • Pride points, such as recognized rankings and examples of IU impact, service and/or reputation.
  • Stories demonstrating IU as an employer of choice, including its commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Staff and faculty excellence.

Stories fulfilling one or more categories above will be published with the following submission guidelines:

  • Clear, concise text, with no acronyms or undefined terms. Please include a one-sentence description of your story/news/information/announcement.
  • Typically less than 300 words, excluding feature-length stories, including a suggested headline.
  • At least one high-resolution horizontal photograph to potentially accompany the news. Preferred image size is 768x512, complete with caption and photo credit information.
  • IU Today staff will review and edit all submissions, and will contact you with questions. Not everything submitted through the portal will appear in a newsletter.

Please note: Stories/announcements/information will only be shared once in a newsletter and will not be repeated.

The deadline to submit news is one week before the requested date of publication. Contact Bethany Nolan at for exemption requests.

Send news tips to, or contact Bethany Nolan at