The ICHE is one of a handful of bodies that has to sign off on the merger before it can officially proceed.
Mitch Daniels says his plans for his first few weeks on the job at Purdue University are to learn more about key issues the university is facing.
With less than five months left in office, Governor Mitch Daniels has started to spend some time at Purdue as he prepares to become its next president.
Daniels will succeed France Córdova, who is stepping down after five years leading Purdue.
Daniels becomes the 12th person to lead Purdue University.
A source close to the governor confirms Mitch Daniels will be the next president of Purdue University.