We have recently cleared a major hurdle in selecting a name for the unified institution between Purdue Calumet and Purdue North Central: Purdue University Northwest, or on second reference Purdue Northwest. The Purdue University Board of Trustees approved this name at its July 18 meeting.
SCHERERVILLE | Purdue University Calumet Chancellor Thomas Keon contends the state is moving in the right direction by having two-year institutions, such as Ivy Tech Community College, focus on two-year programs and remedial education, while universities focus on more advanced degrees.
Purdue University Calumet will present its 50,000th degree this spring. Each year, the university awards more than 1,100 bachelor's and master's degrees to students who go on to successful careers or further their educations in graduate school.
Merging the Purdue North Central and Purdue University Calumet administrations makes sense, in that the campuses are so close together.
MERRILLVILLE | Leaders at Purdue University Calumet say there is a buyer for the Academic Learning Center in Merrillville but the details of the agreement have not yet been ironed out.
Purdue University Calumet in Hammond and Purdue University North Central in Westville will merge administrative duties, the universities announced Wednesday.
Twenty years ago, when our region first developed a Quality of Life Indicators Report, the founders of the report recognized the harmful impact poverty has on all who call our region home. The latest version of the report shows that since 2000, the poverty rate has increased in Lake, Porter …
HAMMOND | Congressman Pete Visclosky on Tuesday encouraged Purdue University Calumet graduates to remain in the region and use their talents to make Northwest Indiana a better place to live and work.
The Indiana Higher Education Commission raised eyebrows and tempers when it adopted a policy in October that seemed to put restraints on academic freedom at regional campuses.
Over the last year, the presidents and chancellors associated with the region's institutions of higher learning have published commentaries on the 10 chapters of One Region's 2012 Profile of Northwest Indiana Report.
HAMMOND | Purdue University Chancellor Thomas Keon announced Thursday that 12 faculty would take a retirement incentive package, seven would be laid off and the review process will continue with more cuts expected.
The work of college students to revitalize Gary and Hammond should be applauded.
HAMMOND | Due to decreasing enrollment at Purdue University Calumet’s off-site Academic Learning Center in Merrillville, the university announced Wednesday it will not offer classes this fall at the facility.
Our region has deep roots in manufacturing, and our people take great pride in what we build that contributes to life quality in Northwest Indiana and beyond. With good data about the status of our economy, we can have a better idea about where we need to go and how to get there.
MERRILLVILLE | Several hundred stakeholders gathered Tuesday at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza for the official unveiling of the 2012 Quality of Life Indicators Report issued by One Region.
When it comes to building college athletic programs, Rick Costello has more floor plans than Bob Vila.
INDIANAPOLIS | He'll be in West Lafayette, not the West Wing, but next year Gov. Mitch Daniels will be the president.
My hope is that we of Northwest Indiana can enrich each other's quality of life by building an inclusive culture. Certainly, we all belong, but we must all feel as though we belong and help others feel that they belong, too. More so than accepting our differences, I prefer rejoicing in our s…
Purdue University Calumet's new chancellor has a vision that calls for the school to be the hometown university for Northwest Indiana, the place for higher education and culture.
HAMMOND | New Purdue University Calumet Chancellor Thomas L. Keon made a whirlwind visit to the school Monday, informally meeting with administrators, student government and faculty.
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