BLOOMINGTON – A former U.S. ambassador to Poland has been named the first leader of Indiana Universitys School of Global and International Studies.
New dean Lee Feinstein was ambassador from 2009 to 2012 and advised Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama during their 2008 presidential runs. Hes also worked with the Council on Foreign Relations and the Brookings Institution.
IUs board of trustees approved the school last year. The Herald-Times reported former Sen. Richard Lugar and former Rep. Lee Hamilton will be professors of practice under Feinstein.
The school is expected to open in June 2015. Work is underway on a $53 million faculty building.