HAMMOND, Ind. — A former Purdue professor and his company were sentenced to two years of probation and made to pay $1.6 million in restitution to government foundations after the professor defrauded them to inappropriately acquire grant money, a U.S. District Court Judge in Hammond ruled Mon… Read more'He rigged NSF's system': Former Purdue prof on probation for federal fraud

The same week the Purdue Board of Trustees is scheduled to discuss a diversity task force meant to combat inequality on campus, the planned consolidation of 16 departments into six left faculty and department heads feeling frustrated and left out of the conversation, they said. Read moreCLA reverses course after department consolidation sparks outrage, petition

Professors have offered differing opinions on their hopes and concerns about returning to campus this fall amid the ongoing public health crisis. The Exponent reached out to several professors to hear their opinions on the upcoming semester. Read moreProfessors worry, express hope for the fall