June 11, 2021

Purdue University Global launches Purdue Global Moves

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University Global on Friday (June 11) launched its inaugural Purdue Global Moves – four strategic initiatives designed to help the university meet its goals of results, growth and innovation.

Chancellor Frank Dooley presented the Purdue Global Moves to the Purdue Global Board of Trustees at its public meeting on the West Lafayette campus.

Purdue Global Moves are motivated by and closely aligned with Purdue University’s Next Moves. Three of the moves – Student Success, Professional Skills and Classroom of the Future – tie to the Purdue University Next Move Transformative Education 2.0. The fourth Purdue Global move focuses on Equity.

“Purdue Global Moves will drive action plans that in turn will guide our priorities, strategies and efforts into the future,” Dooley said.

Purdue Global will implement action plans in the following areas:

  • Student Success: Design a holistic, proactive retention program leveraging technology solutions and policies and processes designed for working adults.
  • Professional Skills: Integrate skills and anchor university programs to help students build and understand skills sought by employers.
  • Classroom of the Future: Identify and use transformative learning technologies, models and schedules to enable more effective, authentic, engaging, transferable and efficient learning.

Purdue Global will take actions and implement initiatives to expand diversity so that Purdue Global embodies all – a global, multicultural community of students, faculty and staff.

These efforts also support Purdue Global’s continued mission of growth and innovation. This work will identify new educational offerings, programs, products and markets that expand access and provide opportunities for working adult learners to reach their career goals.

About Purdue University Global

Purdue University Global delivers personalized online education tailored to the unique needs of adults who have work or life experience beyond the classroom, enabling them to develop essential academic and professional skills with the support and flexibility they need to achieve their career goals. It offers personalized paths for students to earn an associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree, based on their work experience, desired pace, military service, previous college credits and other considerations – no matter where they are in their life journey. Purdue Global serves 34,000 students (as of April 2021), most of whom earn their degree online. Purdue Global is a nonprofit, public university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. It is affiliated with Purdue University’s flagship institution, a highly ranked public research university located in West Lafayette, Indiana. Purdue University also operates regional campuses in Fort Wayne and Northwest Indiana, as well as serving science, engineering and technology students at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus. For more information, visit purdueglobal.edu.

Media Contact: Tom Schott, 765-427-1721, tschott@purdue.edu

Source: Frank Dooley

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