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Donations Neared $300 Million In France Córdova's Final Year As Purdue President

Purdue University president France Córdova holds a press conference in January.

And the wait begins. On Sunday, France A. Córdova stepped down as president of Purdue University, though it will be another six months before Mitch Daniels finishes his term as governor and takes office. Provost Tim Sands will lead the university in the interim. Córdova announced last year that she would leave the university at […]

Purdue's Córdova Charts Course In Final 'State Of The University' Address

Outgoing Purdue president France Córdova used her final State of the University address Tuesday to outline an ambitious agenda for her final months on the job, WBAA reports. “We’ll adapt to the revenue challenges and the technology challenges of the future, but we’ll not lose sight of our higher purpose, which is higher education,” Córdova said in […]

Purdue Trustees Set To Approve Honors College

A committee of Purdue University trustees heard the sales pitch to create an Honors College on the West Lafayette campus during their meeting Monday. The Academic Affairs committee passed a proposal to create the college, which would bring honors programs from the university and five separate academic departments under one roof starting in the Fall […]

Purdue President To Depart

From WBAA News in Lafayette, administration changes at Purdue University: Purdue’s president will step down from the position next summer. France Córdova announced Friday afternoon she will finish out the final year of her five year contract and then move on. Córdova turns 65 in August of next year, which is the mandatory age for […]

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