After an eventful fall, which we recap here with photos, videos and information about this semester's recent dedications and celebrations, an even more eventful future is at hand.
Planning is underway for the annual Naples weekend. We have links to early room reservations. You won’t want to miss this weekend and the plans, back-to-class sessions and other celebrations that will be shared.
This is just the beginning of one of the most exciting eras in Purdue history. And as a result of your passion with purpose, generosity and, yes, leadership-level input, our University is poised to be a premier champion in shaping higher education for the 21st Century.
As always, thank you for all you do to help Purdue University provide higher education at the highest proven value.
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Purdue University recognized Carol Armstrong for the gift of papers valued at more than $3.4 million from her late husband, Neil A. Armstrong, a 1955 Purdue graduate and the first person to step on the moon. Carol Armstrong, along with alumnus astronaut Gene A. Cernan, the most recent person to walk on the moon, attended a private event honoring the gifts at the Purdue Libraries' Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center.
In the spirit of Purdue's "One Brick Higher" ethos, the Purdue family — and the President's Council family — came together during the fall semester to celebrate with the following dedications and ceremonies.
As Purdue reinforces and expands partnerships with Indian alumni, researchers, universities and companies, a new graduate fellowship for Indian students has been established to honor the memory and legacy of aerospace scientist, educator and Purdue University alumnus, Dr. Chintakindi Lalita ("C.L.") Amba-Rao.
Planning is well under way for Annual President's Council Mollenkopf/Keyes Weekend - February 13-15, 2015 and with so much going on at Purdue, you don't want to miss it.
The new Purdue University Fall 2014 Presidential Lecture Series brought a diverse group of prominent speakers to campus for a public presentation with President Mitch Daniels. The president founded and moderates the new series of lectures on policy, leadership, culture and society. We have video links to these unique presentations if you couldn't be here.