John L. Krauss was awarded the IUPUI Chancellor's Medallion by Chancellor Charles R. Bantz at his retirement celebration on May 13th, 2014. Krauss' contributions to the city of Indianapolis and the state of Indiana span over 40 years of executive experience in government, higher education, economic development, and not for profits. His public service includes tenure as Deputy Mayor of Indianapolis from 1982-1991 during the William Hudnut administration.
John L. Krauss
Krauss joined Indiana University in 1991 as a faculty member within the School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Krauss is the former founding Director of the IU Public Policy Institute on the campus of IUPUI. As director of the institute he worked with more than 150 local and state governmental units, businesses, foundations and nonprofit organizations. He published more than 1,000 reports, articles and briefs to help community leaders and policymakers understand the long-term effects of possible policy and funding choices. Krauss helped establish the Indiana Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations in 1995 and has since served as the commission’s director.
Krauss continues to serve as a Clinical Professor Emeritus of Public and Environmental Affairs, the Senior Advisor to the IUPUI Chancellor and an adjunct professor for the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law.