Daniels becomes the 12th person to lead Purdue University.
The Purdue board of trustees’ vote and announcement on the next president is scheduled for Thursday.
A source close to the governor confirms Mitch Daniels will be the next president of Purdue University.
President France Cordova is retiring in five weeks, and the board has said it wants to pick her successor by then.
Purdue University experts say parasitic mites are going to be more populous this year because of the warmer winter and spring.
Most of the tornado debris has been picked up and now rebuilding is starting in Southern Indiana.
A USDA study shows there is ample land at Indiana airports for solar farms, wind turbines or biofuel crops.
France Córdova has explained what she sees as the primary goals for her remaining months as Purdue University's president.
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The Purdue president, an astrophysicist by trade, will go to work for one of the nation's most prominent preservers of historic and scientific artifacts.