Tuesday's Statehood Day was held to celebrate Indiana' 196th birthday.
The governor says he wants his contract as Purdue University's next president to be an example of increased accountability in higher education.
All of the governor-elect's cabinet appointees were involved in Governor Mitch Daniels' administration.
Governor Mitch Daniels and Governor-elect Mike Pence have promised to move forward with the education reform Superintendent Tony Bennett put in place.
Governor-elect Mike Pence says he is assembling his team that will help the statehouse transition from Governor Mitch Daniels.
The Democratic candidate questioned Mike Pence specifically on his plans to promote marriage.
GOP candidate Mike Pence plans to expand technical education while Democrat John Gregg says it is time for Indiana to create a state-run preschool program.
Governor Mitch Daniels has held the ride as a fundraiser for military families since he took office. This year was his last ride as governor.
Indiana must decide by the end of the year whether to use a federal or state health insurance exchange and establish an essential health benefits package.
The roles of the lieutenant governor will change when the next administration takes over in January.