Purdue University students Alyssa Begle and Jacob Ellis were crowned Homecoming queen and king during the Homecoming celebration Saturday (Nov. 7) on the main stage in Stadium Mall.
Purdue University has announced the students who will serve on the 2015 Homecoming king and queen court.
Today, Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann, who chairs the Indiana Counterterrorism and Security Council, joined Purdue University Chief Information Officer Gerry McCartney and Intel Vice President Rick Echevarria to announce the opening of the state of Indiana Security Operations Center (SOC) near the Purdue campus.
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels called for shared accountability, additional financial transparency and income share agreements to help students pay for college while encouraging schools to reduce the cost of attendance and address rapidly increasing delinquent loan rates.
The second national Gallup-Purdue Index identified stark differences in graduates of public, private and for-profit colleges when asked if their degree was worth the cost and raised questions across all institutions about the value of a college degree.
Purdue University awarded about 1,800 degrees to students following the summer session.
Purdue University’s average cost of attendance for in-state students has been consistently lower than the average cost of attendance in the rest of the Big Ten, and ongoing tuition freezes are widening the gap.