IU Historical Marker Program

Historical Marker Committee

This committee is appointed by the University Historian and is comprised of approximately 15 voting faculty members and five ex officio members who will assist the University Historian with evaluating nominations, conducting research, determining historical marker locations, and writing historical marker text.

Nominate a topic for a historical marker

You are welcome to nominate topic(s) to be considered for an IU Historical Marker. Before nominating a topic for a historical marker, review the program’s policy. Other avenues of recognition should be pursued before nominating a topic for a historical marker. This includes university alumni awards, faculty recognition awards, honorary degrees for living individuals, internal and external facility names, and other university recognition programs.

Nomination DeadlineFinal Approval
May 5, 2017October 6, 2017
August 18, 2017February 2, 2018
January 12, 2018June 15, 2018
May 18, 2018October 5, 2018
August 24, 2018February 1, 2019
January 11, 2019June 14, 2019

Submit a nomination

Go to the nomination form