INDIANA’S LAND-GRANT: Purdue University

Indiana’s 1862 Land-Grant Institution: Purdue University @LifeAtPurdue

Purdue University was founded in 1869 by the Indiana General Assembly. Named after its primary benefactor – John Purdue, a business leader from Lafayette, Indiana – the university held its first classes in 1874.

President: Mitch Daniels became the president of Purdue University in 2013. He is the former governor of Indiana, as well as having served as the Director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. @purduemitch


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