Purdue Board of Trustees news

purdue-global-graphicChancellor Dooley updates trustees on Purdue Global Moves

Chancellor Frank Dooley on Friday (Feb. 3) provided the Purdue Global Board of Trustees with an update on Purdue Global Moves during its public meeting.

bot2401-airportterm-renderNew terminal at Purdue University Airport to be named for Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart’s connection to Purdue University and its renowned aviation history will be recognized with the naming of the to-be-constructed Amelia Earhart Terminal at Purdue University Airport. Purdue trustees approved the naming Friday (Feb. 2).

hovde-winterPurdue trustees ratify faculty position; approve new degree program, resolutions of appreciation and work related to new Daniels School building

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Feb. 2) ratified a faculty naming and approved a new degree program, work related to the new Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business building, and resolutions of appreciation.

fountain-winterTrustees approve winter recess for 2024

At the recommendation of President Mung Chiang, the Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Feb. 2) approved for 2024 the addition of a four-day winter recess on Dec. 26-27 and Dec. 30-31 for faculty and staff on the West Lafayette, Fort Wayne and Northwest campuses. The four days are in addition to approved university holidays on Dec. 24 and 25 and Jan. 1, 2025, and the president’s designated holiday on Dec. 23.

bot2312-airportCommercial air service returns to Purdue University Airport

Purdue University and Surf Air Mobility Inc. (NYSE: SRFM) have agreed to begin scheduled commuter air service between West Lafayette/Purdue University Airport (LAF) and Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD) with a target start date in early second quarter 2024. This marks the return of commercial air service for the first time since 2004 to LAF, Indiana’s second-busiest airport in terms of total annual aircraft operations.

daniels-ext02-renderPurdue trustees approve Daniels School building construction

To accommodate student enrollment growth across the university and strategic initiatives in the Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business, Purdue University trustees on Friday (Dec. 8) gave approval to plan, finance, construct and award construction contracts for an approximately 164,000-square-foot building near the intersection of Mitch Daniels Boulevard and Sheetz Street on the West Lafayette campus.

tuition-freeze13Purdue trustees endorse 13th consecutive tuition freeze; approve updated housing, dining plans

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Dec. 8) endorsed President Mung Chiang’s request for a 13th consecutive tuition freeze, meaning students will see no increase in tuition through at least the 2025-26 academic year.

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