Purdue University

Purdue University

Purdue University

Overview
Date Founded

1869

Headquarters

401 South Grant Street,West Lafayette, IN 47907

Employees (Worldwide)

18.7K

Industries

Government

Company Description

Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, is the flagship university of the six-campus Purdue University system. Purdue was founded on May 6, 1869, as a land-grant university when the Indiana General Assembly, taking advantage of the Morrill Act, accepted a donation of land and money from Lafayette businessman John Purdue to establish a college of science, technology, and agriculture in his name. The first classes were held on September 16, 1874, with six instructors and 39 students. The university was founded with the gift of $150,000 from John Purdue, a Lafayette business leader and philanthropist, along with $50,000 from Tippecanoe County, and 150 acres (0.6 km²) of land from Lafayette residents in support of the project. In 1869, it was decided that the new school would be built near the city of Lafayette and established as Purdue University, in the name of the institution’s principal benefactor. The West Lafayette campus offers more than 200 majors for undergraduates, over 70 master’s and doctoral programs, and professional degrees in pharmacy and veterinary medicine. In addition, Purdue has 18 intercollegiate sports teams and more than 850 student organizations. Today, Purdue is a member of the Big Ten Conference. Purdue enrolls the second largest student body of any university in Indiana as well as the fourth largest international student population of any university in the United States.

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Executives & Employees

President

Co Chair

Executive Director, Enterprise Solutions

Executive Director, Discovery Park

Executive Director

Executive Director of Alumni Relations

Executive Director

Executive Director

Executive Director

Executive Director

Distinguished Alumni
G. V. Prasad is now Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.
Greg Hayes is now Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Raytheon Technologies Corp.
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Recent Transactions
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Purdue University purchases Kaplan University from Graham Holdings Co.

Advisors & Consultants
Consultant

Chief of Staff at American University

Consultant

Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Strategic Communications & Teaching + Coaching at Grenzebach Glier & Associates, Inc.

Clients

THE MISSION OF INDIANA HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION, INC. IS TO PROVIDE LEADERSHIP, REPRESENTATION, AND SERVICES IN THE COMMON BEST INTERESTS OF ITS MEMBERS AS THEY PROMOTE THE IMPROVEMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH STATUS.

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Revenue
$1.53B
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
$2,100
06/30/2019
$50K
04/30/2019
Investments
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Awards & Honors
Rank #105
2010
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
Rank #117
2009
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
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