Thomas Kazee announced his retirement Monday. During his eight-year tenure, the university added several new academic programs.
Four proposals were submitted for the new medical school location, but officials say Evansville was the overwhelming favorite.
Four Indiana higher education institutions will collaborate to create a new health and medical school in Evansville next year.
Purdue University and Indiana University-Bloomington are among the schools with the largest number of international students.
Compared with other universities, the tuition freeze IU announced last month is more restrictive.