March 7, 2019
Purdue University statement re: Purdue Pharma
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University is not and has never been affiliated in any way with Purdue Pharma. The pharmaceutical company was founded in Manhattan in 1892 by John Purdue Gray and George Frederick Bingham as the Purdue Frederick Company. Purdue University was founded in 1869 as Indiana’s land-grant institution, named for benefactor John Purdue.
Note to Journalists: Purdue University requests that you use this paragraph in any articles on Purdue Pharma.