Zachary D. Arnold


Bicentennial Medal (2019)


Zachary Arnold is an alumnus of Indiana University and served as the student trustee on the IU Board of Trustees from 2017 to 2019. Arnold earned B.S. degrees in biology and neuroscience from IU Bloomington and an M.D. from the IU School of Medicine.

As an undergraduate, Arnold was a dynamic member of the Bloomington community, both on and off campus. He served in various leadership and volunteer roles, including vice president of the Little 500 steering committee and subcommittee and track manager for the IU Student Foundation; vice president of communications and social chairman for the Indiana Beta Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity; volunteer child mentor for Templeton Elementary School; and as a certified autism mentor for the Hutton Honors College Autism Mentoring Program. He served as a clinical research assistant for the IU Department of Psychology; laboratory technician for the Graph Theoretic Analysis of Brain Networks in Cannabis Users; and medical scribe for Indiana Geriatric Associates. In medical school, Arnold served as the Muncie campus representative to the school's Medical Student Council.

Arnold received the IU Bicentennial Medal in September 2019 in recognition of his distinguished service as a student trustee on the Indiana University Board of Trustees.