A staff member who helped found the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender resource center at Texas A&M University had been announced as Purdue's LGBTQ director.

Lowell Kane will take office of the center on July 16.

At Texas A&M, he focused on outreach, support and education.

In addition to this position, Kane has also served as the south-central regional representative for the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals.

Read Friday's edition of The Exponent for a full profile of Kane and his appointment.