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Board extends Daniels’ contract; increases at-risk compensation to 50 percent

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Oct. 9) voted to extend the contract of Purdue President Mitch Daniels for two years through June 30, 2020, and increased the at-risk portion of the president’s pay to 50 percent while holding flat his guaranteed salary. With that adjustment, trustees said, Daniels will remain among the lowest paid of the 14 Big Ten presidents.

Trustees approve IPFW, West Lafayette campus projects

Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Friday (Oct. 9) approved a renovation project at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne in addition to projects on the West Lafayette campus.

Purdue statement on Barton Gellman keynote speech

Statement from Dr. Gerry McCartney, Purdue Chief Information Office and organizer, Dawn or Doom conference

Lalita Amos womenPurdue Foundry announces new program to help women entrepreneurs across the state

Officials from the Purdue Foundry on Tuesday (Oct. 6) announced a new program that will provide necessary resources to women entrepreneurs across Indiana.

Purdue report: Indiana farm fatalities increased in 2014

There were 25 farm-related deaths in Indiana last year, an increase from 18 the previous year, according to Purdue University's 2014 Indiana Farm Fatality Summary.

Conference this week at Purdue focuses on managing disasters

Experts from the U.S. Coast Guard, academia, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and law enforcement agencies will gather for a two-day conference beginning Wednesday (Oct. 7) to discuss the latest in technologies to respond to and better manage the aftermath of natural and human-caused disasters.

Daniels recognizes generosity of Pinnacle Award honorees

Over the next week, Purdue University President Mitch Daniels will recognize several alumni with the President’s Council Distinguished Pinnacle Award for the significant impact their generous gifts have on university student and faculty programs, organizations, and initiatives. Pinnacle Awards recognize donors to the university who have given more than $1 million.

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