About Us

Championing our faculty’s international engagement efforts

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Our faculty are leading the way on the global stage through their research, creative work, and teaching. We do all we can to support them by providing funding and partnering with overseas institutions to create unique research opportunities.

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Bringing international leaders to campus

Established in 2011, the Patrick O’Meara Lecture Series honors IU’s first Vice President for International Affairs by bringing distinguished guests to the Bloomington campus to address timely topics in international affairs.

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Honoring exceptional service

Each year, we are proud to present two awards to faculty and IU community members for their international work.

Learn about our awards

Our values

OVPIA engages with all IU campuses in alignment with their respective missions. We collaborate with and support students, faculty, staff, and academic leadership with the following value commitments as our guide.