INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The dean of the Indiana University School of Medicine has announced he will retire next June.

The Indianapolis Business Journal reports ( ) that Dr. Craig Brater announced his retirement Wednesday. The 66-year-old Brater says the nation's second-largest medical school has formed a search committee to find his replacement.

The Oak Ridge, Tenn., native has worked at the school in downtown Indianapolis for 26 years and has been dean for the past 12. He is in charge of a main campus in Indianapolis and eight satellite campuses throughout the state. The operation employs 1,900 professors who oversee a total student body of 1,880 and also serve as doctors at two hospitals in downtown Indianapolis.

The IBJ says the medical school brought in nearly $426 million during the last school year.


Information from: Indianapolis Business Journal,