Hansen Award honors departments for valuing retirees
Each year the Purdue University Retiree's Association (PURA) and the Office of the President of Purdue University presents an award to a University unit that excels in fostering a strong relationship between that unit and its retirees.
Many Purdue retirees have spent much of work life at Purdue and have developed a strong sense of loyalty and pride in the University. Any department, division, or school that works to recognize and promote the continuing involvement of Purdue retirees in that unit may be nominated for the award. Purdue retirees make nominations and select winners.
A cash award of $2,500 accompanies the award and the unit name is added to the plaque that hangs in the Purdue Memorial Union. The award is given in honor of Arthur G. Hansen, who served as Purdue president from 1971 to 1982.
President, Purdue University Retirees Association