March 21, 2017
Purdue tuition announcement garners media attention
President Mitch Daniels announced Monday (March 20) that the University will hold tuition at 2012 levels through the 2018-19 academic year. In addition, Daniels announced that the University will offer a 2.5 percent merit raise pool for employees for 2017.
The tuition freeze announcement marks the sixth straight year of no tuition increases. The announcement quickly garnered significant media attention, with approximately 60 placements, including U.S. News & World Report, Associated Press, Miami Herald, Kansas City Star and Houston Chronicle, as well as most major Indianapolis media and outlets around the state. Within just hours of the story going live on the Lafayette Journal and Courier website, it had been shared to Facebook by more than 1,500 readers.
U.S. News & World Report: Purdue University freeze tuition for 6th consecutive year
Indianapolis Star: Purdue announces 6th year without tuition bump
Houston Chronicle: Purdue University freeze tuition for 6th consecutive year
Kansas City Star: Purdue University freeze tuition for 6th consecutive year
Inside INdiana Business: Purdue tuition freeze remains
Indiana Business Journal: Purdue University freezes tuition for sixth consecutive year