Information for journalists planning to cover announcement of Purdue's new president
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University will provide a variety of information, including a live webcast, for media planning to cover Thursday’s (June 21) announcement of its 12th president.
The university's trustees will meet at 10 a.m. on the stage of Stewart Center's Loeb Playhouse to vote on a candidate to succeed France A. Córdova. Following the vote, the trustees will introduce the president-elect.
A live webcast of the vote and announcement will be available via the Purdue home page.
Journalists planning to attend the announcement must arrange for credentials in advance by contacting Sandy Hartman, Purdue News Service, at 765-494-2076, firstname.lastname@example.org. The credentials will be available to journalists on Thursday (June 21) at Loeb Playhouse prior to the announcement.
A media conference with the president-elect will be held on the Loeb stage immediately following the announcement.
A news release will be available at Loeb Playhouse and also will be sent via e-mail. The news release will be updated with photos and additional multimedia content after the announcement and can be accessed via the Purdue home page.
The president-elect also will hold a media availability at 10 a.m. Friday (June 22) at the JW Marriott Indianapolis Downtown hotel, 10 S. West St., Indianapolis, in White River Ballroom H. The availability will be in conjunction with a welcome reception for Purdue alumni and supporters.
Media Contact: Chris Sigurdson, assistant vice president of external relations, 765-496-2644, email@example.com