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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 trustees approve WL land agreement

Purdue University's Board of Trustees on Saturday (Dec. 20) authorized two transactions that will make available more than 270 acres of land for research in the College of Agriculture.


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.


Krannert tax expert offers end-of-year tips

It may be the busy holiday season, but it's also the season to carve out some time for last-minute tax preparations.


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