August 30, 2010
In the spotlight
New University Senate chair encouraging collaboration on decisions
Joan Fulton, professor of agricultural economics, wants to build a strong community of collaboration as the 2010-11 University Senate chairperson. Fulton, whose term began June 1, takes great pride in Purdue and wants to be part of the important decisions that are being made at the University.
Featured News for Employees
Today's trustees meeting available via Webcast, live stream
The Purdue Board of Trustees will hold a meeting at 3:30 p.m. today (Aug. 30) in Room 132, University Place Conference Center, on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus. News from the meeting will be in Tuesday's issue of Purdue Today. Read more...
GoldAnswers helps faculty bring out best of Blackboard for students
As academic activity resumes, ITaP's GoldAnswers -- a Purdue-specific online knowledge base -- can aid University faculty in diversifying their use of Blackboard Vista, an online course environment for posting assignments, grading and additional class-related functions, such as live chat with students. Read more...
Fall wellness screenings available on West Lafayette campus
Sign up now for a wellness screening appointment with the School of Nursing. Read more...
Update: Traffic, parking disruptions
Here are notes on some current and upcoming disruptions on the West Lafayette campus. Read more...
This week's 'Thumbs Up' recipients
"Thumbs Up" gives faculty and staff the chance to recognize others on campus for a job well done. Read more...
Appointments, honors and activities
Here is a list of recent appointments and honors for faculty, staff and students. Read more...
Study Abroad Fair will be Wednesday
The Office of Programs for Study Abroad is having its annual Study Abroad Fair on Wednesday (Sept. 1). Read more...
2010-11 Purdue women's basketball schedule announced
The 2010-11 Purdue women's basketball schedule was released in coordination with the Big Ten Conference on Friday, revealing the potential for 30 regular-season games, including nine nationally televised contests -- seven on the Big Ten Network and two on ESPN2. Read more...
Men's basketball season ticket update
More than two months before the start of the 2010-11 basketball season, Purdue has already sold more than 13,000 season tickets for the upcoming campaign. Read more...
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