Skip page navigation

Skip page navigation

IUPUI is a research university campus in an urban setting offering a comprehensive portfolio of professional and arts & sciences degrees supported by experiential learning opportunities. – Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar

Introducing Chancellor Paydar

On June 19, 2015, the Indiana University Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Nasser H. Paydar as IUPUI's 5th chancellor. Paydar, whose appointment began August 16, 2015, succeeds Charles R. Bantz, who retired as chancellor after 12 years in the position. Paydar has been an IU faculty member for nearly 30 years and has held various administrative and executive leadership positions since he joined IUPUI in 1985 as an assistant professor of mechanical engineering. Most recently, he served as executive vice chancellor and chief academic officer at IUPUI. He also served as vice chancellor and dean of Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus from 2004 to 2007 and as chancellor at IU East in Richmond from 2007 to 2012. [more]


Fulfilling the Promise and Our Commitment to Indiana and Beyond

IUPUI's Strategic Plan, Our Commitment to Indiana and Beyond, acknowledges our standing as a core campus of Indiana University, which plans for continued and expanded excellence in its third century as a major multi-campus public research institution. Our Commitment also renews IUPUI's longtime commitment to the city of Indianapolis and the state of Indiana. It reaffirms our dedication to national and global engagement aimed at improving lives in communities, especially urban communities, worldwide. [more]

2013commitment