August 4, 2022

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Purdue ranked No. 4 most trusted public university in the U.S.

Purdue has been voted America’s No. 4 most trusted public university, and No. 21 overall, in Morning Consult’s “Most Trusted Universities” study measuring how deeply the public currently trusts universities “to do the right thing.”

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Microelectronics experts can talk about new CHIPS Act

Microelectronics are the focus of Purdue faculty working with universities and government entities to prepare a workforce in the U.S. that is ready to handle growing industry demands.

Media contact: Brian Huchel,


Purdue’s decade-long tuition freeze, record enrollment levels help counter state’s trending drop in college-going rate

A series of aggressive affordability and accessibility measures, led by a move to freeze tuition for over a decade, is helping Purdue counter a troubling trend where a growing number of Indiana high schoolers, particularly Black and Hispanic students, are choosing to bypass college.

Media contact: Phillip Fiorini,


21 Boilermakers among IBJ Media’s 250 most influential Indiana leaders

Purdue is well-represented in the Indianapolis Business Journal Media’s inaugural Indiana 250 list of leading state influencers. Included are top administrators and trustees, along with leading alumni who are affecting the state’s business landscape in countless ways.

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Summer commencement ceremonies to celebrate students’ next giant leaps

Purdue University will celebrate almost 1,700 students’ academic accomplishments during two summer commencement ceremonies on Aug. 6.

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About Purdue University

Purdue University is a top public research institution developing practical solutions to today’s toughest challenges. Ranked in each of the last four years as one of the 10 Most Innovative universities in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, Purdue delivers world-changing research and out-of-this-world discovery. Committed to hands-on and online, real-world learning, Purdue offers a transformative education to all. Committed to affordability and accessibility, Purdue has frozen tuition and most fees at 2012-13 levels, enabling more students than ever to graduate debt-free. See how Purdue never stops in the persistent pursuit of the next giant leap at

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