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A message from President Daniels regarding fall semester

Purdue President Mitch Daniels sent a message to the people of Purdue providing updates on the upcoming fall 2020 semester.

COVID-19 Update: Remote learning to continue through end of semester

To do all we can to maintain the health and safety of our Purdue students, staff, and faculty, and to support the public health response of our community to the COVID-19 crisis, we will be moving to remote learning for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester, including the final exam period.

COVID-19 Update from President Daniels and Provost Akridge

Purdue President Mitch Daniels and Provost Jay Akridge have announced additional measures in the university's response to Coronavirus outbreak.

Purdue suspends all international study abroad spring break programs

Purdue University is suspending all university-sponsored student travel to international locations over the upcoming spring break period. This includes international study abroad and service-learning trips, as well as international travel planned by official Purdue student organizations.

lundstrom-m19Purdue names Mark Lundstrom acting dean for College of Engineering

Purdue University Provost Jay Akridge has announced the appointment of Mark Lundstrom as acting dean of the College of Engineering. Lundstrom will serve in the position while Dean Mung Chiang serves a one-year appointment with the U.S. Department of State.

Purdue trustees approve new degree programs

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Dec. 6) approved two new degree programs: a Master of Science in defense engineering and technology, and a Ph.D. in aviation technology and management.

Daniels to Purdue grads: The antonym of snowflake is Boilermaker

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels made these remarks during the May 2019 spring commencement ceremonies on the West Lafayette, Indiana, campus.

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