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mahaffey-c-22OPurdue welcomes 11 faculty through cluster hire effort in public health and health equity; advances goal to further diversify campus

A strategic hiring effort to expand Purdue University’s focus in public health and health equity while diversifying the racial makeup of its faculty has reached a major milestone, with 11 new faculty starting their Boilermaker academic careers this fall.


spring-blockPGovernor announces trustee appointments

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has announced the appointment of a new Purdue University trustee and the reappointment of two current trustees.


hovdePurdue trustees approve 2023 health plans: no employee premium increase for fourth straight year; all enrolled employees to receive appreciation payment

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Aug. 5) approved 2023 health plans, which will have no employee premium increase for the fourth straight year. The plans for 2023 align with the university’s strategic approach to health care and the Healthy Boiler Program initiative, and they were designed as part of the ongoing pursuit of improving population health and controlling overall costs for employees and the university.


purdue-statuePurdue trustees approve Max W & Maileen Brown Family Hall renovation; repair and rehabilitation projects

The Max W and Maileen Brown Family Hall will add instructional lab capacity – needed to accommodate student enrollment growth – after the Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Aug. 5) granted approval to plan, finance, construct and award construction contracts for renovation to the home of the Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering.


basswilliams-helenPurdue trustees approve naming of Helen Bass Williams Academic Success Center and Schweikle Aero/Astro Research Labs, resolutions of appreciation

Fifty years ago, Helen Bass Williams, the first African American professor at Purdue University, played a leading role in establishing the Leaning Center, now the Academic Success Center, on the West Lafayette campus.


bell-towerLOPurdue trustees ratify faculty positions, award posthumous degree; approve contract amendments for Painter

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Aug. 5) ratified two faculty positions and awarded a posthumous degree.


bell-towerPurdue trustees ratify appointments, award posthumous degrees, approve resolutions of appreciation

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (June 10) ratified four appointments, awarded two posthumous degrees and approved resolutions of appreciation.


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