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March 22, 2017

Stephanie Gardner, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, and David Sears, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Educational Studies, have been named recipients of the 2017 Exceptional Early Career Award. Gardner an

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March 22, 2017

Dorsey Armstrong, professor in the Department of English, and Erica Carlson, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, have been named recipients of the 2017 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in Memory of Charles B. Murphy. Armstro

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December 6, 2016

Two recipients were selected to receive the Violet Haas Award for 2016 and were honored at a reception on Thursday (Dec. 1) in the Purdue Memorial Union's Anniversary Drawing Room. Linda Mason, professor of entomology, received an individual award, a

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May 9, 2016

Purdue University's Office of Engagement has named winners of four faculty and staff engagement awards for 2016. The awards honor faculty and staff members who combine scholarship and community partnerships to have a positive impact beyond campus.

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April 14, 2016

Rebecca W. Doerge, the Trent and Judith Anderson Distinguished Professor of Statistics at Purdue University, was chosen as one of 33 fellows selected nationwide this year by the American Council on Education.

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April 8, 2016

Purdue University’s Board of Trustees approved faculty promotions on Friday, April 8th. The following promotions are effective with the 2016-17 academic year. Exact dates are noted by campus or name. Congratulations to all.

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March 23, 2016

Shelley Claridge, assistant professor of chemistry and biomedical engineering, has been named the recipient of a 2016 Exceptional Early Career Award. Claridge was surprised with the news on Tuesday (March 22).

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February 25, 2016

Two Purdue University researchers have been named as recipients of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor given by the U.S. government to young researchers.

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December 16, 2015

Five Purdue University faculty members in the College of Engineering and one in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute won 2015 Faculty Early Career Development awards from the National Science Foundation, one of the most prestigious NSF honors for outstan

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December 7, 2015

Kathleen C. Howell, the Hsu Lo Distinguished Professor of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, was honored at a reception Wednesday (Dec. 2) as the winner of the 2015 Violet Haas Award.

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April 10, 2015

Purdue University's Board of Trustees on Friday (April 10) approved faculty promotions. The following promotions are effective with the 2015-16 academic year. Exact dates are noted by campus or name.

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March 25, 2015

Beth Holloway, director of the Women in Engineering Program and assistant dean of undergraduate education for the College of Engineering, has been selected to receive the William Elgin Wickenden Award of the American Society for Engineering Education

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February 16, 2015

Alejandra Magana, assistant professor of computer and information technology, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award.

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January 20, 2015

Willie Reed, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine and professor of veterinary anatomic pathology, has received Purdue University's 2015 Dreamer Award.

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December 11, 2014

Professor Mary Wirth has been awarded The Chromatographic Society’s 2015 Jubilee medal. The award honors up-and-coming separation scientists who have made major use of separation science in their own field or to scientists who have made meritorious c

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June 23, 2014

Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN), presented its prestigious annual Distinguished Service Award to Beth Holloway, Assistant Dean of Engineering for Undergraduate Education and Director of the Women in Engineering Program at Purdue Univer

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May 6, 2014

Kathleen Howell, the Hsu Lo Distinguished Professor of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, and Suzanne Nielsen, professor of Food Science, have been named recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Awards in Memory of Charles B

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May 6, 2014

The Office of the Provost recently announced the 2014 University Faculty Scholars, two of which are women whom are from the College of Engineering. Alexandra Boltasseva, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and Lia Stanciu, ass

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May 6, 2014

Congratulations to Dr Barbara Golden, Professor of Biochemistry, was selected as a University Faculty Scholar.

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May 6, 2014

Mary Sadowski, Dean of Extended Campus, has received the 2014 American Society for Engineering Education Grade of Fellow for distinguished accomplishments.

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May 6, 2014

Congratulations to women in STEM faculty who have received promotions: Nicole Olynk-Widmar, Maria Fernanda SanMartin-Gonzalez, Maria Marshall, Maria Soledad Sepulveda, Julie Liu, Ming Qu, Susan South, Deborah Rupp, Sarah Mustillo, Suzanne Doucette,

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March 31, 2014

Tamara Moore, Assistant Professor of Engineering Education, has been named a recipient of the national Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

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March 31, 2014

“Dr. France Cordova, the former president of Purdue University and current chair of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, is eminently qualified to carry out the role of Director of the National Science Foundation. I am confident that

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March 31, 2014

Bank of America Takes Top Honors Among Record Number of Leading Companies Dedicated to Increasing Women in Technology.

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February 3, 2014

The NSF ADVANCE Center at Texas A&M is hosting a Roadmap for a Successful Academic Career Workshop for women assistant professors (3 years or less) and postdoctoral researchers, April 7-8 2014. Applications are due Feb 15. More information is availa

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January 23, 2014

"Diversity in Grants Improves Them" - An interactive panel discussion Tuesday January 28th 2014 Stewart Center Room 314 Lunch starts at noon. Panel runs from 12:30 to 2:30pm. Please see that attached flyer.

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January 23, 2014

International Women's Day 2104 Invitation March 5th, 2014 PFEN Hall - Dean's Auditorium at 6pm Keynote Presentation and Q&A with Melanne Verveer See the attached flyer.

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December 4, 2013

Nominations for the 2014 Herbert Newby McCoy Award and the 2014 Purdue University Research and Scholarship Distinction Award are being accepted.

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September 5, 2013

Suzanne Bart, assistant professor of chemistry, Jennifer Neville, associate professor of computer science and statistics, and Senay Purzer, assistant professor of engineering education have won 2012 NSF Early Career Development awards.

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August 2, 2013

President Obama on Wednesday (July 31) announced plans to nominate several individuals to key posts. France A. Cordova, president emerita of Purdue, has been named as a nominee for director of the National Science Foundation. "Every member of the Pur

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August 2, 2013

Carol Post has won the Chaney Faculty Scholar Award, the highest research award given to faculty by Purdue University's College of Pharmacy.

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July 10, 2013

Registration for the 4th Annual Conference for Pre-Tenure Women is now available online. Please follow this link for more information. http://www.purdue.edu/butler/pretenure/index.shtml

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May 9, 2013

Purdue trustees approve faculty promotions (April 5, 2013). Congratulations to the following STEM women faculty who received promotions: Catherine Hill, Heidi Diefes-Dux, Dan Jiao, Erica Carlson, Tamilee Nennich, Alexandra Boltasseva, Monica Cardel

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May 1, 2013

Congratulations Joe Francisco, a member of the ADVANCE Purdue Internal Advisory Committee, for being elected as a new member of the National Academy of Sciences! Joe Francisco is an associate dean of research and graduate education, College of Scienc

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February 27, 2013

ADVANCE Purdue Center for Faculty Success would like to make you aware of the March at Purdue scheduled for Friday 3/22/13 and welcome your participation. The March at Purdue commemorates 100 years of public action. If you are interested in joining

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January 25, 2013

The Women's Studies Program is pleased to announce the schedule for our spring lecture series. A flyer is attached. Please share this information with colleagues and students.

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January 11, 2013

Women faculty remain underrepresented in many science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields in both Australia and the United States. Given the current interest in developing engineering education as a profession in its own right

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January 11, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Christine Ladisch has been named the first dean of Purdue University's new College of Health and Human Sciences.

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January 11, 2013

The following people have won the 2012 Excellence in Research Award:

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December 13, 2012

Washington, DC - July 10, 2012 - The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) announced today the appointment of Dr. Kelly Mack as Executive Director of Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL). Mack already is working with AAC&U as a Senior Scho

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December 2, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Nine Purdue University professors have been awarded the distinction of fellow from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society.

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November 28, 2012

Relax and explore some commonly held beliefs that have been passed from generation to generation: Don't swallow your gum. Wear your hat. Too much sugar makes kids hyper. Cold weather makes you sick. Ar poinsettias really poisonous? HOw much heat do y

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November 12, 2012

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 the McCoy Distinguished Lecture will provide critical key insigights into whole body physiology of calcium and bones.

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November 12, 2012

Science is one of the last frontiers of bipartisanship, both sides support federally funded research. While the federal budget for research in this country has been stagnating, we are now facing far more substantial cuts. This won't affect just next

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November 7, 2012

Congratulations to LINDA MASON, this year's recipient of the PUCESA Career Award for her Extension work in stored products pest management.Congratulations, also, to Cliff Sadof who was recognized in absentia as part of a colelctive Extension effort w

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September 21, 2012

Purdue University computer science professor Elisa Bertino has been selected as the new director of Discovery Park's Cyber Center.

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September 21, 2012

Suzanne Zurn-Birkhimer under Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences: is being recognized as an Outstanding Alumni at the Deans reception for College of Science.

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September 6, 2012

The American Chemical Society named Joseph Francisco, P.V. Ramachandran and Marcy Towns fellows in recognition of their outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and important contributions to the society. Francisco, the William E. Moore Distinguished

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August 24, 2012

ELATE(Executive Leadership in Academic Technology and Engineering) at Drexel University in an innovative on-year, part-time fellowship designed to enhance the leadership and innovation capacity of senior women faculty in academic STEM and related fie

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August 1, 2012

Alice Pawley, assistant professor in the School of Engineering, and Ian Kaplan, an assistant entomology professor, are two of 96 recipients to be awarded the Presidential Early Career awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from President Barack

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July 21, 2012

Congratulations to Alice Pawley and Stephen Hoffmann on the birth of their son, Simon! Simon James Pawley Hoffmann was born on May 30th.

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July 5, 2012

"Men are skilled and committed, but women are only good-looking and lucky? According to a study conducted by the University of Delaware regarding NBC's commentary at past Olympic Games, sexist statements dominate the feedback that fans are exposed t

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July 5, 2012

About this petition: This is an exciting time to be a young woman interested in politics. Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin’s presidential and vice presidential campaigns put women in the spotlight in the political realm in 2008, finally providing a w

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July 2, 2012

"Major television and print media outlets often turn to male sources for comments on abortion, birth control and other women's issues, according to a study by the 4th Estate, the Washington Post reports."

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June 13, 2012

Mariko Chang, PhD, is the author of the new book, Shortchanged: Why Women Have Less Wealth and What Can Be Done About It. Her article was recently published on CNN.com and talks about the Paycheck Fairness Act, a law that will expose unfair pay.

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May 29, 2012

Connie Weaver, head and distinguished professor of nutrition science, is the 2012 recipient of the Herbert Newby McCoy Award, the most prestigious research honor given by Purdue University. Weaver is being recognized for her work on calcium metaboli

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May 7, 2012

Dr. Patrice Buzzanell received an award as an International Communication Association Fellow.

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May 7, 2012

Dr. Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth received one of the 4 Morrill Awards presented this year.

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May 4, 2012

Dr. Christine Weber-Fox has received the Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Education

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April 5, 2012

The College of Agriculture has named Dr. Ann Kirchmaier a Faculty Scholar.

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April 4, 2012

Nine Purdue University faculty members have won the National Science Foundation's most prestigious honor for outstanding young researchers in 2011. The NSF issues about 400 Faculty Early Career Development awards annually. Purdue's 2011 recipients

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March 12, 2012

Dr. Patrice Buzzanell is a woman whose mission in both her professional and personal life is the promotion of racial and gender equality. As a distinguished professor in the Brian Lamb School of Communication at Purdue University, Patrice's entire re

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December 23, 2011

Congratulations to our newest Distinguished STEM Professors, Rebecca Doerge and Mary Wirth. Mary Wirth was also ratified as the W. Brooks Fortune Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Rebecca Doerge was ratified as the Trent and Judith Anderson D

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December 23, 2011

Mary Sadowski, associate dean for undergraduate programs and learning in the College of Technology, has been named the interim dean of Purdue Extended Campus effective Oct. 1.

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December 23, 2011

Congratulations to Gilda Barabino for being elected president of the Biomedical Engineering Society.

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May 26, 2011

Clint Chapple, department head and Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry, is the 2011 recipient of the Herbert Newby McCoy Award, the most prestigious research honor given by Purdue. Chapple is being recognized for his pioneering efforts in the map

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April 13, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, - Purdue University's board of trustees on Friday (April 8) approved faculty promotions.

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April 13, 2011

Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, associate dean for discovery and learning in the College of Health and Human Sciences and member of the ADVANCE-Purdue team, is the recipient of the 2011 Violet Haas Award. She will be honored at a reception from 4 to 5 p

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April 5, 2011

We are seeking a highly-motivated up-and-coming researcher to help develop and administer a series of research studies associated with increasing the number of women, particularly women of color, in faculty positions in the Colleges of Science, Techn

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March 31, 2011

Willie M. Reed, DVM, PhD, has been presented the Iverson Bell Recognition Award. The award was given in recognition of Reed's outstanding leadership and contributions in promoting opportunities for underrepresented minorities in veterinary medical ed

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February 7, 2011

Alina Alexeenko, assistant professor of aeronautics and astronautics, has received a $400,000 National Science Foundation CAREER Award to support the project she is directing titled, "CAREER: Quantifying and Exploiting Knudsen Thermal Forces in Nano/

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January 7, 2011

Brandeis Marshall, assistant professor of computer and information technology, has been at Purdue since January of 2007. She joined the faculty of the College of Technology after about 18 months at Purdue’s CyberCenter. Marshall earned her master’s a

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January 7, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a $6.3 million grant to the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue, the university's president announced Wednesday (Dec. 15).

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January 7, 2011

The five-year grant funds the study "Learning From Small Numbers: Using the Personal Narratives of Underrepresented Students to Promote Institutional Change in Engineering Education."

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October 18, 2010

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday, October 15, ratified the appointments of three named and distinguished professors and approved a master's degree in aviation and aerospace management.

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October 15, 2010

Connie Weaver, distinguished professor and head of Purdue University's Department of Foods and Nutrition, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine, which is the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences.

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October 15, 2010

Christine Ladisch is hoping to parlay more than 30 years of experience at Purdue into a successful first year as the inaugural dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences.

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October 1, 2010

Dr. Chmielewski, Alice Watson Kramer Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, teaches primarily Organic Chemistry to Biology majors at Purdue University.

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October 1, 2010

President Barack Obama has appointed Purdue University's Joseph S. Francisco as a member of the President's Committee on the National Medal of Science.

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September 23, 2010

President France A. Córdova visited the White House on Tuesday, September 21, 2010, as an invited guest of Vice President Joe Biden.

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July 26, 2010

Joseph Francisco, president of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and a member of the Internal Advisory Board for ADVANCE Purdue, was awarded an honorary doctorate by Tuskegee University in February, 2010.

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July 22, 2010

A U.S. Coast Guard cutter will be named for Dorothy C. Stratton, Purdue's first full-time dean of women, at 11:30 a.m. Friday (July 23), 2010.

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July 20, 2010

S. Kathleen Salisbury, professor of small animal surgery, has been appointed associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Veterinary Medicine.

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July 20, 2010

Purdue University computer science professor Elisa Bertino has been selected to serve as interim director of Discovery Park's Cyber Center, succeeding Ahmed Elmagarmid.

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July 12, 2010

The Big Ten Conference office has announced the new officers of the Council of Presidents/Chancellors (COP/C) for the 2010-11 academic year, which became effective July 1. President France A. Córdova will serve as first vice chair.

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July 8, 2010

FORT MYERS, FLA. - Purdue's eighth president, Arthur G. Hansen, who led the university from 1971-1982, died Monday (July 5) following complications from surgery at Health Park Medical Center in Fort Myers, Fla. He was 85.

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July 8, 2010

Melissa Exum, dean of students and associate vice chancellor of student affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named Purdue University's new vice president for student affairs.

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July 8, 2010

Chris Ladisch, inaugural dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences, has announced the college's administrative team, effective July 1, 2010.

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