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Purdue University President Mitch Daniels paid a visit to South Bend’s Purdue Polytechnic High School Thursday. 

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Gov. Eric Holcomb said he talked with the presidents of Purdue and Indiana University ahead of the decision to resume Big Ten football this fall.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University President Mitch Daniels has expelled an undergraduate student for “racist and despicable” statements he made on social media.

Earlier today the President of Purdue, Mitch Daniels, announced that the university is planning to hold fall 2020 semester classes in person. 

Purdue Expands Coronavirus Contingency Plans

Mar 3, 2020
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Purdue University’s President Mitch Daniels and Provost Jay Akridge have announced a series of precautionary measures the school plans to take in case of a coronavirus outbreak. 

“It is our hope that we are preparing for many eventualities that will never occur,” Daniels and Ackridge wrote in a letter Monday.  

Tuition Freeze At Purdue Will Continue For 9th Year

Feb 17, 2020

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University's president says the school's tuition freeze will continue for a ninth year.

President Mitch Daniels announced Saturday that Purdue's tuition and fees will remain at current levels into the 2021 school year.

Daniels said university officials wanted to let future students and their families plan ahead.

The Lafayette Journal & Courier reports that the university's tuition and fees are at $9,992 a year for in-state students and $28,794 for out-of-state students.

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Purdue University will offer free tampons and other feminine hygiene products in campus bathrooms in response to student advocates who have been pushing for the move for three years.

Reaction From Purdue NAACP To Daniels' Apology

Dec 5, 2019

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels is retracting and apologizing for a comment in which he called an African American scholar, in his words,  “one of the rare creatures in America.”

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University President Mitch Daniels is apologizing for recent remarks in which he described an African-American scholar as “one of the rarest creatures in America."

Daniels sent a letter Wednesday to black groups and others in which he said, “Ï retract and apologize for a figure of speech I used in a recent impromptu dialogue with students.”

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The president of Purdue University says he wants to avoid the appearance of nepotism in a business arrangement that puts his daughter's tiny homes business on the West Lafayette campus for football weekends.

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Purdue Civics Test Town Hall: What Test, If Any?

Mar 1, 2019