Córdova becomes first vice chair of Big Ten Conference's Council of Presidents/Chancellors
July 12, 2010
July 8, 2010
Park Ridge, Ill. - The Big Ten Conference office announced the new officers of the Council of Presidents/Chancellors (COP/C) for the 2010-11 academic year, which became effective July 1.
Indiana University President Michael McRobbie will serve as chair of the COP/C. Purdue University President France A. Córdova will serve as First Vice Chair and University of Iowa President Sally Mason will serve as Second Vice Chair. These three individuals also serve as the Executive/Compensation Committee for the Big Ten Conference.
In addition to the three university representatives, Big Ten Conference Commissioner James E. Delany is an officer of the COP/C, along with Associate Commissioner Jen Heppel, who serves as the Council's Secretary, and Deputy Commissioner Brad Traviolia, who is the Council's Treasurer.
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 outstanding young researchers. The NSF issues about 400 Early Career awards annually. Purdue's recipients were Peter Bermel, Jennifer DeBoer, Kendra Erk, Morgan Hynes, Rebecca Kramer and Alejandra J. Magana.Read Full Story
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.Read Full Story
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.Read Full Story