As tuition rises and public funding falls, some are questioning whether land-grant universities are serving their mission.
Governor Mitch Daniels says he did not know about the project that is costing nearly $400,000.
Neil Armstrong's alma mater, a school which has graduated many astronauts, honored his memory Monday.
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.
Mitch Daniels will be allowed to lobby the legislature as the next president of Purdue University.
More collaboration could lead to the creation of more biosciences startups, state leaders say.
Corn growing in more arid regions of the globe may be adaptable to grow in the Midwest in years where there's little rain.
Purdue's president will move on to work full-time as chair of the board at the Smithsonian Institution.
A donor revoked a $1 million gift because she disagreed with the choice of Governor Mitch Daniels as Purdue's next president.
Indiana farmland values jumped by nearly 23-percent from 2010 to 2011.