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Trustees adopt presidential performance metrics

Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Saturday (Dec. 20) voted to adopt a series of metrics on which President Mitch Daniels’ performance will be reviewed for 2014-15.


Trustees confirm 6 named, distinguished professors

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Saturday (Dec. 20) ratified six named and distinguished professorships, and also approved resolutions of appreciation for donors who have given $1 million or more to Purdue.


Purdue holds WL campus room and board rates flat

Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Saturday (Dec. 20) approved a 0.1 percent weighted average reduction in room rates on the West Lafayette campus for the 2015-16 academic year, and board rates will remain flat. This marks the third consecutive year that overall rates have decreased.


Purdue commencement webcasts to include live captions

Live captions will be available during the webcasts of the morning and afternoon Purdue University commencement ceremonies on Sunday (Dec. 21).


Tough habit to break: professor awarded $1.6 million to create 'virtual patients,' continue tobacco cessation work

A project led by a Purdue University professor will create 'virtual patients' and educational assessments to help medical, nursing and pharmacy students learn how to counsel patients to quit smoking.


mfri anniversary logoTwo notable research institutes at Purdue to celebrate milestones

The Center for Families (CFF) and the Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) are using their 20th and 15th anniversaries, respectively, to honor 'Strong Families, Strong Communities' and the idea that families in all forms play a central role in creating resilient, vibrant communities. 'Strong Families, Strong Communities' will be reinforced throughout the year with various CFF and MFRI engagement opportunities such as events and online activities.


Rise in applications expected to continue, yield exceptional incoming class

Purdue University is poised to receive a record number of applications from prospective first-year students seeking admission for fall 2015, according to preliminary admissions data.


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