Indiana University Hires Evan Bayh, Dan Coats06/14/2021 Former U.S. Sens. Evan Bayh and Dan Coats are taking on roles with Indiana University as distinguished scholars. The university announced this past week that Bayh will work with the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, while Coats will join the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies. Bayh, a Democrat, was Indiana’s governor before serving in the U.S. Senate from 1999 to 2011. Coats, a Republican, was a senator from 1989 to 1999 and 2011 to 2017. He also was director of national intelligence under President Donald Trump.