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Purdue research funding reaches record highs

Research funding at Purdue University has soared to record levels, reaching $401 million for the fiscal year completed on June 30. The Purdue University Board of Trustees received the report Friday (July 17), signaling 2014-15 as Purdue’s best year for external research funding when ARRA funds are excluded from award totals.


Trustees confirm distinguished professor, receive staff updates

Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Friday (July 17) confirmed a distinguished professorship and learned about three new administrative appointments.


Trustees’ committee discusses promotion and tenure modifications

On Thursday (July 16), the Academic Affairs Committee of Purdue University’s Board of Trustees discussed modifications made to a promotion and tenure document after having tabled it for further refinement at its May meeting.


Purdue offers checklist to help families choose colleges based on right fit

School is out for summer, which can only mean one thing: high school students visiting college campuses. Purdue University is offering the 'Selecting A College: Engagement Matters Checklist,' a helpful list that can assist prospective college students and their families as they think through questions about classes, housing, recreational opportunities and more.


Mitch DanielsPurdue Polytechnic High School to provide STEM pipeline

Purdue Polytechnic Indianapolis High School, an educational experience designed to provide a bridge for inner-city students and others to succeed in high school and to be admitted directly to Purdue University, will open in August 2017.


skunkworksPurdue 'Skunkworks' targeting engineering education

Purdue University will create an Engineering Education Skunkworks as part of a national effort to transform how undergraduate engineering is taught in U.S. universities.


David Hummels named Krannert School of Management dean

David Hummels, an expert in international economics, has been named dean of Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, effective immediately. Hummels has served as Krannert’s interim dean since September.


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