IU President McRobbie to strengthen university’s historic ties to Italy, Poland

italy-poland-1200x630On May 23, Indiana University announced that President Michael A. McRobbie will lead an IU delegation to Italy and Poland that will celebrate anniversaries of relationships with key university partners that date back as much as half a century, and will work to enhance existing relationships and develop new ones in these countries.

Among the key milestones being celebrated are the 50th anniversary of IU’s study abroad program at the University of Bologna in Italy — Europe’s oldest university — and the 40th anniversary of its partnership with the University of Warsaw in Poland, where McRobbie will renew IU’s primary academic agreement with this institution.

Coverage of the trip included reports in Italy and the U.S. of IU’s historic partnership with the Uffizi Gallery in Florence to digitize the museum’s entire collection of Greek and Roman sculpture. Reports of the announcement appeared in the following (note, some articles are in Italian):

Additional coverage of the IU trip included:

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