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IU Plans New Global Studies School
Updated May 5, 2013 1:08 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(BLOOMINGTON) - Indiana University is planning to start up a new School of Global and International Studies aimed at putting more emphasis on many existing international programs.

A Board of Trustees committee gave unanimous approval on Thursday for the plan, which includes construction of a new building near the Wells Library on the Bloomington campus.
The Herald-Times reports the building project and several new degrees will need the approval of state officials.

College of Arts and Sciences Dean Larry Singell says IU already has 350 faculty members working on global and international issues and that it teaches 70 languages.

IU President Michael McRobbie says he doesn't think the world at large associates the university with those programs.

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