The Supreme Court's 4-3 ruling means the policies at many Indiana colleges will stand.
Under the new agreement, the board of trustees from both universities must be presented with proposals for a new governance structure by December.
Purdue is one of four Indiana universities with mumps outbreaks, also including Indiana University Bloomington, Butler University and IUPUI.
The man charged with killing an Owen County toddler will appear in court today and Purdue University says dorms will have 100 percent occupancy rating.
Purdue's researchers have started a pilot program to review how facilities are operated and whether dogs' health can be made better through certain changes.
Indiana has seen 132 mumps cases so far this year, compared to 39 during the five year period between 2010 and 2014.
Purdue this summer will start renovations on the basement, including the room where 21-year-old Andrew Boldt was fatally shot and stabbed by a fellow student.
The panel will examine ways to improve food access and security.
The research will focus on building more efficient jet engines.
Events such as Little 500 and Purdue’s Grand Prix mean a higher likelihood the virus could be passed between schools.