Connecting and collaborating with people and institutions around the world is a key value at Indiana University. Thousands of IU students gain perspective and experience through international studies each year. Faculty can work with researchers in other countries to solve complex global issues.
The John W. Ryan Award for Distinguished Contributions to International Programs and Studies Award honors faculty members and librarians from all campuses for their exceptional contributions to the university’s international programs and studies. Initiated in 1991, the award is named after late Indiana University President John W. Ryan who led the university from 1971 to 1987 and was instrumental in fostering IU’s commitment to excellence in international education.
Awardees are chosen from nominations. Please refer to the nomination page for information on the submission process and required documentation.