Bill Plater

Chancellor’s Professor, Emeritus, Public Affairs, Philanthropic Studies, English

IUPUI Executive Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Faculties, 1988 – 2006

During his time at IUPUI, William M. Plater led campus efforts to improve undergraduate retention, enhance the effective use of technology, develop IUPUI as a model for civic engagement, and increase research productivity as a part of the campus vision to become a leading urban research university. Administrators and faculty from across the country come regularly to IUPUI to learn about its innovative programs in undergraduate education which Dr. Plater was instrumental in designing and developing.

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