As expected, the Purdue University Trustees have approved the broad outlines of a plan to realign Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.
The Purdue Board of Trustees will vote later this week on whether to split Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne into two separate institutions.
The IU Board of Trustees could vote on a change of governance for IPFW, which could mean a split between IU and Purdue.
IPFW defeated the Hoosiers in a stunning 71-68 overtime win.
The resolution says Chancellor Carwein is not committed to the university’s mission and strategic plan.
Faculty and students argue that many of the changes won't generate enough saving to justify the cuts.
The Journal Gazette reports the school's College of Arts and Sciences is most affected, with geology, philosophy and women's studies being eliminated Jan. 1.
Under the new agreement, the board of trustees from both universities must be presented with proposals for a new governance structure by December.
A new report recommends IU to maintain its health sciences and medical programs, but the campus would effectively become an extension of Purdue.
IPFW, a Fort Wayne campus managed by Purdue but jointly owned by Purdue and Indiana University, are in talks to change managements.