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  • Community news: Whiting names director of Mascot Hall of Fame

    Community news: Whiting names director of Mascot Hall of Fame
    Spajer to head Mascot Hall of Fame Al Spajer has been named by Whiting as the new executive director of the planned National Mascot Hall of Fame. The city is establishing and funding a new not-for-profit entity that will own and operate the Hall of...
  • Why universities have common general education courses

    Why universities have common general education courses
    Indiana's college and university faculty and administrators know the tremendous investment of time and money that our students undertake to earn their degrees We understand how important it is for them to graduate in a timely fashion so they can enter...
  • Purdue adopts 'Chicago principles' to protect free speech

     Purdue adopts 'Chicago principles' to protect free speech
    A new policy at Purdue University stresses its commitment to free speech regardless of how "unwelcome, disagreeable or even deeply offensive" the language is. Trustees this month approved a policy modeled on free speech principles first approved by...
  • Fast pace of merger rankles some PUC profs

    Fast pace of merger rankles some PUC profs
    As the search begins for a chancellor to guide the proposed Purdue University Northwest, not everyone is happy about the cost-saving merger between regional campuses in Hammond and Westville. "We have some serious concerns about the process," said David...
  • Program offers veterans in trouble with the law a fighting chance

    Program offers veterans in trouble with the law a fighting chance
    When Jay Swets returned to Valparaiso from deployment in Afghanistan in September 2012, he planned on college. But his life took a detour and by the following September, Swets found himself facing a misdemeanor charge of drunken driving after he crashed...
  • Rep. Visclosky to speak with prospective college students

    Rep. Visclosky to speak with prospective college students
    The Purdue University Calumet campus is trying to figure out ways to get prospective college students the help they need in order to attend a higher education program. Since 1984, the Educational Talent Search program has been providing an outlet to the...
  • Trigger Warnings Help Chill Opposing Ideas

    Trigger Warnings Help Chill Opposing Ideas
    Trigger warning: This column will include discussion of ideas that may conflict with your own. Those accustomed to reading or listening only to liberal commentators may not be aware of "trigger warnings" and "safe zones" on college campuses. It seems...
  • Teacher back in classroom he attended as a fifth-grader

    Teacher back in classroom he attended as a fifth-grader
    Greg Mohlke, of Wanatah, is a proud member of the Purdue University North Central Class of 2015. While he participated in the university's recent commencement ceremony, he earned his diploma in December, graduating with a degree in elementary education....
  • Premier accreditation puts Purdue Calumet's business college among elite

     Premier accreditation puts Purdue Calumet's business college among elite
    Purdue University Calumet's College of Business recently was notified that it has earned accreditation from the world's premier business accrediting body, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International — an honor...
  • The 'Swaddled Generation' and the suppression of ideas

    The 'Swaddled Generation' and the suppression of ideas
    Trigger warning: This column will include discussion of ideas that may conflict with your own. Those accustomed to reading or listening only to liberal commentators may not be aware of “trigger warnings” and “safe zones” on...
  • A refreshing new president for U. of I.

    A refreshing new president for U. of I.
    Barely three years ago, the University of Illinois was home to the hottest seat in American higher education. The school had bid farewell to two failed presidents after years of embarrassing scandals and ethics debacles — those notorious...