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Rose-Hulman, Union Health, Indiana Joint Replacement Institute Forge Groundbreaking Partnership

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Board of Trustees Add Alumni Expertise with Wayne Patrick, Chris Inman

More About the President

Learn about Mr. Coons’ experience and get to know his cabinet of advisors using the links below.

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President’s Cabinet

President Coons is advised and assisted by his cabinet.

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President’s Bio

Robert A. Coons' background includes a wealth of experience and nearly 30 years of service to Rose-Hulman.

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President Coons' Videos

View all of President Coons' video messages to the Rose-Hulman community.
President Coons and Gov. Holcomb

Governor's Workforce Cabinet Updates

In September 2022, Rose-Hulman President Robert A. Coons was appointed by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb to serve a two-year term on the Governor’s Workforce Cabinet. The group, composed of Indiana business and education leaders, is tasked with helping to help strengthen Indiana’s economy by addressing current and future education and employment needs for residents and employers.

View all the latest updates on their work here:

November 18, 2022: Governor's Workforce Cabinet Makes its Recommendations to Tackle Employer Talent Challenges and Accelerate the State's Economy

September 22, 2022: President Coons Appointed to Governor's Workforce Cabinet

Institute Leadership & Vision

Rose-Hulman is governed by a dedicated Board of Trustees. Our Strategic Plan 2013-2018 was developed following a year of gathering stakeholder input.

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Board of Trustees

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Strategic Plan

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