Days after Provost Jay Akridge announced the fall’s compressed schedule, an announcement in Purdue Today explained more of what the coming semester will look like and how employees' salaries will be affected. Read more
Provost Jay Akridge detailed more of the University's summer plans and precautions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic in a Friday message to Boilermakers. Read more
As students won't be crossing the stage at Elliott Hall of Music for a traditional commencement ceremony this spring, Purdue has produced an at-home commencement package for graduates to enjoy with their families. Read more
The Board of Trustees approved six new safety measures Thursday morning in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the fall, including one measure that changes the breaks students get during the fall semester. Read more
Vice President for Human Resources Bill Bell announced Monday that employees who can operate from home should keep working remotely and that the University will function under current guidance "through at least the end of June." Read more
Service staff members at Purdue work daily, cleaning and disinfecting buildings to protect those still on campus from potential exposure to COVID-19. Some workers are wondering whether the University could be doing more to keep them safe from the virus. Read more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently recommended individuals wear cloth face coverings in public settings, especially in situations where maintaining physical distance is difficult. Read more
A Lafayette resident and sustainability educator was eager for the release of her new book “More Than a Plastic Bag.” Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Read more
Provost Jay Akridge announced the remote delivery of summer classes, Summer Transition, Advising and Registration days for incoming students and the cancellation of all May events on campus in an email to Boilermakers Monday morning. Read more
Almost two weeks after Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb issued a stay-at-home order for the entire state, three men were cited for defying that order after taking their motorcycles for a joyride on campus. Read more
Several graduate student groups are speaking up to Purdue administrators to make sure their concerns don’t slip through the cracks during online learning. Read more
Purdue President Mitch Daniels announced in an email Tuesday the creation of a task force to look at what precautions the University may need to take in the fall semester as coronavirus compounds the regular flu season. Read more
U.S. government buildings will fly the flag at half-staff through Memorial Day weekend in memory of the nearly 100,000 people who have died of COVID-19, President Trump announced Thursday night. The decision comes after Democratic leaders in Congress sent a letter to the president requesting…
Seniors Jaret Carpenter and Janae' Moffitt of the track and field team have been named Purdue's recipients of the Big Ten Medal of Honor, the Big Ten Conference has announced.
In the second case against Purdue and one of dozens against other colleges across the nation, a student is suing the University for pro-rated tuition and fees he paid but argues he didn't receive the benefits of.
Purdue President Mitch Daniels said a professor’s concern about teaching students on campus in the fall without a vaccine represented a “very tiny minority view” on a CNN interview Tuesday night.
For the first time since he transferred from Purdue to Brigham Young University a few weeks ago, Boiler big man Matt Haarms spoke publicly about those reacting poorly to his decision.