The Division of Public Affairs and University Advancement at Indiana University South Bend is comprised of the Office of Communications and Marketing, the Office of Development, the Office of Alumni Affairs, the Office of Foundation Relations, and Special Events.

Mission Statement

The mission of Public Affairs and University Advancement (PAUA) is to strengthen the image, raise the visibility and increase the financial support of Indiana University South Bend in the communities it serves. IU South Bend is the only public, comprehensive, bachelor’s and master’s degree granting institution in north central Indiana. Through marketing and news media relations strategies, PAUA advances the image of IU South Bend as a positive, dynamic and student-centered institution of higher education. PAUA also leads the development efforts of IU South Bend to raise much needed funds for scholarships, academic programs and campus facilities. Strong alumni programs and services, coupled with dedicated community partners, promote the interests of IU South Bend, its alumni and the community. Along with a busy schedule of special events on campus, our outreach extends to all communities served by IU South Bend and our alumni around the world.