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New GraduatePurdue’s newest graduates receive degrees during commencement

The first two of six commencement ceremonies took place Friday (May 12) as more than 5,400 of Purdue University’s newest graduates will have crossed the stage to receive to receive diplomas by the end of the weekend.

Purdue president to graduates: ‘Stay humble’

The intimidating challenge for every commencement speaker is to say something even remotely interesting or original. The sobering reality is that, even if you do, no one will remember it for very long.

Mitch DanielsPurdue to acquire Kaplan University, increase access for millions

Purdue University announced Thursday (April 27) the creation of a new public university that will further expand access to higher education.

Purdue University adopts student honor pledge

Purdue University has adopted a student-created honor pledge to encourage a culture of academic integrity as this topic continues to be ongoing with leaders in higher education.

Search committee appointed for Fort Wayne chancellor

A search committee has been formed to identify the next chancellor for Purdue’s Fort Wayne campus. Gary Lehman, a member of Purdue’s Board of Trustees, will chair the committee and on Tuesday (April 18) announced the members who will be asked to provide a slate of candidates to Purdue President Mitch Daniels by July 1.

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