Faculty and staff news
Jon Harbor, a Purdue University professor of earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences, was chosen as one of 31 fellows selected nationwide this year by the American Council on Education (ACE).
Purdue University unveiled a sculpture of Nobel laureate and professor Ei-ichi Negishi during a ceremony at 4 p.m. Friday (April 18) on the south steps of the Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry.
Faculty,staff honors and notables.
Purdue University's Board of Trustees on Friday (April 4) approved faculty promotions. The following promotions are effective with the 2014-15 academic year. For the West Lafayette campus, that means Aug. 18, except where otherwise noted.
William E. 'Bill' Sullivan has been named Purdue University's chief financial officer and treasurer, effective June 1. Sullivan's appointment was approved Friday (April 4) by the Board of Trustees at its meeting at Purdue North Central. Sullivan will report to Purdue President Mitch Daniels and to the board.
Notables and student honors.
Eight Purdue University faculty members won 2013 Faculty Early Career Development awards from the National Science Foundation, one of the most prestigious NSF honors for outstanding young researchers.