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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.


Innovation Design Center named for Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr., in recognition of leadership gift

On Friday (May 15) the Purdue Board of Trustees approved naming the Innovation Design Center – a student projects facility scheduled to open in 2017 – for Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr., in recognition of the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation’s leadership gift toward the $18.5 million building.


polytech logoTrustees approve Purdue Polytechnic Institute name

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (May 15) approved renaming the College of Technology to the Purdue Polytechnic Institute to better reflect its changing and expanded mission.


Trustees confirm 6 named, distinguished professors; recommend approval of 2 doctoral degrees at IUPUI

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (May 15) ratified six named and distinguished professorships, and also recommended approval of two doctoral degrees at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.


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