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Archive information for PURA members

History

A look at the beginnings of PURA. A complete history can be found in the
PURA Policies and Procdures Manual on the About PURA webpage.

PURA history: 1976-1990
PURA history: 1991-2001

Year-in-Review

2002-2003   2003-2004   2004-2005   2005-2006

2006-2007   2007-2008   2008-2009   2009-2010

2010-2011    2011-2012   2012-2013   2013-2014

The Annual Reports and Past Newsletters are stored as pdf files. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to open these files.

Recent Annual Reports of Presidents and Committees

2011-2012     2012-2013     2013-2014

Earlier annual reports can be found in the Purdue University Archives.

Past Newsletters

2015
Winter
2014
Summer
Spring
Winter
2013
Fall
July
April
January
2012
November
July
April
January
2011
November
July
April
January
2010
November
July
April
January
2009
November
July
January
2008
November
July
February
2007
November
September
July
May
January

Past Award Winners

Recipients of the Arthur G. Hansen Recognition Award
The purpose of the award is to recognize the school, department, or division judged each year to excel in fostering a strong relationship between that unit's retirees and Purdue.

2003 - Cooperative Extension Service 2009 - Cooperative Extension Service
2004 - Department of Agronomy 2010 - No Award Presented
2005 - Department of Animal Sciences 2011 - No Award Presented
2006 - School of Aeronautics and Astronautics 2012 - Department of Nutrition Science
2007 - No Award Presented 2013 - Department of Biochemistry
2008 - Housing and Food Services 2014 - No Award Presented


Recipients of the Betty M. Nelson Special Recognition Award
The purpose of the award is to recognize persons or entities that have greatly improved the lives of Purdue retirees or made outstanding contributions to PURA.

2004 - Harland W. White, the first chair of the President's Advisory Council on Retirement.

2009 - Purdue Federal Credit Union, Bob Falk, President & CEO, and Jackie Hoffman, VP Human Resources & Marketing

2005 - Ismail Center for Health, Exercise, and Nutrition (Purdue) 2010 - Roy Johnson for Highest Quality Service to PURA
2006 - Department of Human Resource Services

2011 - Martha Chiscon for Outstanding Work as Chairperson of PURA's Benefits Committee
2007 - Purdue Marketing Communications

2012 - Katherine "Kate" LaMar, Benefits Customer Service Administrator and insurance liaison for PURA

2008 - Office of Special Events, University
Development

2013 - Michele A. Salla, Human Resources employee, for her outstanding services as PURA's advisor



2014 - Don K. Gentry, Chair of PURA's Health Insurance and Benefits Committee, for his extensive community, PURA and Purdue University services