Demonstrators gathered on the IU campus Thursday but did not disrupt the trustees meetings as previous protests have done.
The trustees are scheduled to talk about specifics of the contract on Friday, the first day of the two-day board meeting.
The plan approved by the trustees will upgrade 100 buildings on the Bloomington campus.
Tom Snyder says in the next few years, he wants to expand on what he has done to increase enrollment of students entering a technology-driven workforce.
IU says high-deductible plans save the university money, but union officials argue they are also harder on support staff who make lower salaries.
The Purdue board of trustees’ vote and announcement on the next president is scheduled for Thursday.
Tuition for in state undergraduate students at the Bloomington campus is going up 3.5-percent, and 2.5-percent at all other campuses.
Indiana State University is giving raises to its faculty and staff.
Indiana University is looking at ways to provide more options to students who need financial aid.
IU is working through the processes to integrate with Clarion Health Systems.