Purdue University http://wfpl.org en Daniels Meeting With Purdue University Faculty http://wfpl.org/post/daniels-meeting-purdue-university-faculty Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is spending two days on the Purdue University campus this week meeting with faculty members ahead of becoming the school's president in January.<p> Daniels is taking part in forums through Wednesday on the West Lafayette campus with professors and others from eight of Purdue's colleges. Meetings with other colleges are planned for October, according to the West Lafayette Journal and Courier.<p> University Senate chairman Paul Robinson says faculty members must take advantage of their access to Daniels before he takes over. Tue, 11 Sep 2012 17:34:54 +0000 The Associated Press 1622 at http://wfpl.org Daniels Meeting With Purdue University Faculty Daniels Says He Wouldn't Have Approved Purdue Office Renovation http://wfpl.org/post/daniels-says-he-wouldnt-have-approved-purdue-office-renovation <P>Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels says he didn’t authorize a <A href="http://www.jconline.com/article/20120902/NEWS0501/309020031/Purdue-s-Hovde-Hall-gets-updates-Daniels?nclick_check=1">major renovation</A> of the Purdue University president’s office and has asked that any work not completed be stopped.<p> <P>Daniels issued a statement about the renovation after the West LaFayette Journal and Courier reported that the university is spending $380,000 to fix up the office and replace outdated computers and video equipment.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The paper reports that the project was all but comple Tue, 04 Sep 2012 17:48:57 +0000 Rick Howlett 1545 at http://wfpl.org Daniels Says He Wouldn't Have Approved Purdue Office Renovation Daniels Preparing For New Role As University President http://wfpl.org/post/daniels-preparing-new-role-university-president <p>The Purdue University Board of Trustees made it officials today, selecting Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels to be the school&rsquo;s 12<sup>th</sup> president.</p><p>Daniels will assume the post when his second and final term as governor ends in January.</p><p>&quot;The balance of this calendar year I will use the time not consumed by my current duties to begin the process of earning by learning.&nbsp;&nbsp; Effective immediately, I will recuse myself from any partisan political activities or commentary,&quot; Daniels said.</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 16:09:15 +0000 Rick Howlett 735 at http://wfpl.org Daniels Preparing For New Role As University President BREAKING: Daniels Selected As Purdue University's 12th President http://wfpl.org/post/breaking-daniels-selected-purdue-universitys-12th-president <p>The Purdue University Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to appoint Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels to be the school&#39;s 12th president.&nbsp;</p><p>He&nbsp;will succeed France Cordova, whose retirement is effective next month.</p><p>The governor will assume the post&nbsp;when his term ends in January.</p><p>Purdue,&nbsp;based in West LaFayette, is&nbsp;Indiana&#39;s second-largest public university.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 14:29:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 729 at http://wfpl.org BREAKING: Daniels Selected As Purdue University's 12th President Purdue Trustees to Vote on Presidential Nominee Thursday http://wfpl.org/post/purdue-trustees-vote-presidential-nominee-thursday <p>The Purdue University Board of Trustees will vote tomorrow&nbsp; morning on the nominee to become the school&rsquo;s 12<sup>th</sup>president.</p><p>The job&nbsp;is expected to go to Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels.</p><p>Neither Daniels nor the university will comment publicly about the appointment, but sources have told the Indianapolis Star and WISH-TV that Daniels will take over the post being vacated by France Cordova, who&rsquo;s retiring.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 17:56:10 +0000 Rick Howlett 720 at http://wfpl.org Purdue Trustees to Vote on Presidential Nominee Thursday Report: Gov. Daniels To Be Next Purdue President http://wfpl.org/post/report-gov-daniels-be-next-purdue-president <p>Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels will become the 12<sup>th </sup>president of Purdue University when he leaves office, according to the <a href="http://www.indystar.com/article/20120619/NEWS05/120619027/Sources-Daniels-will-next-Purdue-president?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|IndyStar.com">Indianapolis Star</a>.</p><p>The newspaper says it has confirmed that Daniels will succeed France Cordova, who&rsquo;s leaving Purdue next month.</p><p>The Purdue Board of Trustees is expected to vote on the selection Thursday.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 18:39:11 +0000 Rick Howlett 703 at http://wfpl.org Report: Gov. Daniels To Be Next Purdue President