The IUPUI Board of Advisors serves in an advisory capacity to the IUPUI chancellor. In addition, the IUPUI chancellor keeps the board up-to-date on educational, research, and community engagement activities or matters of priority relating to the growth and success of IUPUI and higher education in the region and state of Indiana.
The board's contributions include:
- Providing input on IUPUI's role and activities in the economic development of the region, relating campus priorities to community needs, specifically to business, industry, healthcare providers, schools, and nonprofits.
- Advocating for IUPUI and helping to strengthen relationships between the campus and its many constituencies, including, but not limited to, other area educational institutions, healthcare providers, key community businesses and nonprofit organizations, and state and local government.
- Supporting IUPUI philanthropically, enhancing external funding support for IUPUI, and serving as active advocates and volunteers to assist IUPUI in its fundraising initiatives.