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Purdue trustees approve academic structuring for Purdue University Northwest

A plan to unify academic organizations of the emerging Purdue University Northwest into six colleges was approved on Friday (Oct. 9) by the Purdue University Board of Trustees.

Trustees approve new guidelines for promotion and tenure to highlight mentoring

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Friday (Oct. 9) approved the faculty promotion and tenure policy for the West Lafayette campus.

Purdue's flight students will save $250,000 in course fees

Purdue University professional flight students are receiving a $795 reduction in semester fees as a direct result of an updated aircraft usage plan. The new fee structure is expected to save students $250,000 over the next two academic years.

New majors ready Polytechnic students for latest careers

It's a new academic year, and the Purdue Polytechnic Institute is at the forefront in offering several new areas of study for students.

U.S. Department of Education Awards $8.9 Million to Evaluate Analytics-Based Advising for Low-Income and First-Generation College Students

The U.S. Department of Education announced that Purdue University, as a member of the University Innovation Alliance (UIA) was selected as one of the winners in its First in the World competition to encourage innovation among institutions of higher education. Purdue and its 10 UIA partners will use the $8.9 million award to conduct a four-year research study, evaluating the effectiveness of advising in increasing retention, progression, and graduation rates for low-income and first-generation students.

Goldrush_Enrollment'Year of records' continues at Purdue

Overall enrollment at Purdue is up, and the university also reports its first-year class has an increase of 218 Indiana residents and once again set records for its academic profile. At the same time, graduation rates are at an all-time high as Purdue continues to maintain a strong academic profile.

Purdue brings peer institutions together for future graduate students

Students from throughout the United States who are interested in graduate school will converge on the Purdue University campus Oct. 4-5 for the Big Ten+ Graduate School Exposition.

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