Rep. Steve Bruan, R-Zionsville, is taking over for Scott Sanders, who then-Gov. Mitch Daniels appointed in 2012.
Amazon is establishing a physical presence on the Purdue University campus in an attempt to reduce textbook prices.
Purdue President Mitch Daniels co-chaired a research group that concluded that the United States should invest in a manned Mars mission.
Purdue University trustees approved a proposal today to freeze tuition rates for the third straight year.
After the fatal shooting on campus last month, Mitch Daniels says Purdue is evaluating its emergency response procedures and seeking feedback from the public.
The new system will focus on how well a college's graduates do in the workforce.
The top stories of 2013 include tornadoes that swept through the state and a new governor's first year in office.
Former Governor Mitch Daniels will serve on the board of Cerner Corp., the Kansas City based health care information technology company.
The state signed a $1 billion contract with the company in 2006 but canceled the contract three years later.
Scott Waddell plans to step down as the Bureau of Motor Vehicle commissioner on December 2.