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Purdue Exponent: Hundreds protest at Purdue about racism; Mitch Daniels issues statement

LAFAYETTE – Purdue University’s student newspaper, the Purdue Exponent, reported Friday that several hundred people believed to be students and faculty members gathered in front of the Class of 1950 Lecture Hall in support of protests at the University of Missouri. 236 more words

Purdue University president stands up to anti-free-speech protesters

While a handful of university administrators have already resigned and even more are being targeted by protesters across the U.S., at least one college president is unwilling to limit the First Amendment in an effort to appease the malcontents. 173 more words


Paul Haaga On NPR's Future And On Mitch Daniels In College

I had a chance last week to sit down with NPR Board member Paul Haaga when he was on campus to talk about where NPR sees itself going in the coming years — and try to dig up some dirt on Purdue’s President (who Haaga says parties have always loved — first the social kind in college, then the political kind later). Have a listen:

1972 And Indiana Political Dreams

Today’s post reflects on how optimistic Indiana Republicans were in the fall of 1972.  Forty year old Richard Lugar, who had just gotten reelected to his second term as Mayor of Indianapolis, got to deliver one of the keynotes for President Richard Nixon (see the speech… 562 more words

Public-Private Partnerships ( P3s) can be a major component of strategies to solve national infrastructure problems.

In recent testimony before a U.S. Senate panel,  Mitch Daniels, one time governor of Indiana, director of the Office of Management and Budget and now president of Purdue University, shared his thoughts on how public-private partnerships( P3s) can be a major component of strategies to solve national infrastructure problems. 794 more words

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One of the Last Standing Culture Warriors

As in every presidential year, Indiana is once again holding a gubernatorial election in 2016.  Governor Mike Pence recently announced his intention to seek a second term, thus ending any sort of presidential speculation for this cycle.   862 more words

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