Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett is proposing a $5 million tax anticipation loan to cover costs while the city waits for more taxes to come in.
Tensions continue to build between state superintendent Glenda Ritz and the rest of the State Board, but legislative leaders would prefer not to get involved.
Indiana's congressional delegation has joined Gov. Mike Pence in seeking federal disaster relief for Howard County.
Tim Sands has served as provost since 2010, including a stint as acting president in fall 2012 before former governor Mitch Daniels arrived at Purdue.
Former Indiana Senator Richard Lugar helped end apartheid in South Africa.