Purdue University

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Purdue University is a public research university in West Lafayette, Indiana, and the flagship campus of the Purdue University system.wikipedia
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Big Ten Conference

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Purdue is a member of the Big Ten Conference and enrolls the second largest student body of any university in Indiana, as well as the fourth largest foreign student population of any university in the United States.
The Big Ten Conference was established in 1895 when Purdue University president James H. Smart and representatives from the University of Chicago, University of Illinois, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, Northwestern University, and University of Wisconsin gathered at Chicago's Palmer House Hotel to set policies aimed at regulating intercollegiate athletics.

Lafayette, Indiana

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The university was founded in 1869 after Lafayette businessman John Purdue donated land and money to establish a college of science, technology, and agriculture in his name.
West Lafayette, on the other side of the Wabash River, is home to Purdue University, which contributes significantly to both communities.

West Lafayette, Indiana

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Purdue University is a public research university in West Lafayette, Indiana, and the flagship campus of the Purdue University system.
It is the most densely populated city in Indiana and is home to Purdue University.

Tippecanoe County, Indiana

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By 1869, Tippecanoe County’s offer included $150,000 (equivalent to $ million in ) from Lafayette business leader and philanthropist John Purdue; $50,000 from the county;, and 100 acre of land from local residents.
The county is best known for Purdue University, the 1811 Battle of Tippecanoe, and the Tippecanoe County Courthouse, a structure built in 1881 and included in the National Register of Historic Places.

John S. Hougham

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Professor John S. Hougham was Purdue’s first faculty member and served as acting president between the administrations of presidents Shortridge and White.
John Scherer Hougham (28 May 1821 – 31 March 1894), was Purdue University’s first appointed professor, first (unofficial) acting President (March 11, 1874 – June 11, 1874) after Purdue's first President Richard Dale Owen resigned on March 1, 1874, and later an official acting President (November 6, 1875 – April 30, 1876) between the administrations of Abraham C. Shortridge and Emerson E. White.

Purdue University system

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Purdue University is a public research university in West Lafayette, Indiana, and the flagship campus of the Purdue University system.
Purdue University’s main and largest campus is located in West Lafayette, Indiana on the banks of the Wabash River.

Amelia Earhart

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Amelia Earhart joined the Purdue faculty in 1935 as a consultant for these flight courses and as a counselor on women's careers.
In 1935, Earhart became a visiting faculty member at Purdue University as an advisor to aeronautical engineering and a career counselor to women students.

John Purdue

The university was founded in 1869 after Lafayette businessman John Purdue donated land and money to establish a college of science, technology, and agriculture in his name. By 1869, Tippecanoe County’s offer included $150,000 (equivalent to $ million in ) from Lafayette business leader and philanthropist John Purdue; $50,000 from the county;, and 100 acre of land from local residents.
John Purdue (October 31, 1802 in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania – September 12, 1876) was a wealthy American industrialist in Lafayette, Indiana, and the primary original benefactor of Purdue University.

David Edward Ross

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Inventor, alumnus, and trustee David E. Ross coordinated several fundraisers, donated lands to the university, and was instrumental in establishing the Purdue Research Foundation.
David Edward Ross (August 25, 1871 – June 28, 1943) was a Purdue University graduate who helped advance the university through his generous donations and years of service on the Board of Trustees.

Purdue University Airport

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Ross's gifts and fundraisers supported such projects as Ross–Ade Stadium, the Memorial Union, a civil engineering surveying camp, and Purdue University Airport. This area also includes the Krannert School of Management, Horticulture Gardens, Discovery Park, Lyles Porter Hall and the Purdue Airport.
Owned by Purdue University, the airport is 2 NM southwest of the central business district of Lafayette, in West Lafayette.

Frederick L. Hovde

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Purdue's on-campus housing became racially desegregated in 1947, following pressure from Purdue President Frederick L. Hovde and Indiana Governor Ralph F. Gates. The most prominent feature of the Purdue Mall is the 38 ft-tall concrete Engineering Fountain, and also features the Frederick L. Hovde Hall of Administration, which houses the office of the university president, Mitchell E. Daniels.
Frederick Lawson Hovde (1908–1983) was an American chemical engineer, researcher, educator and president of Purdue University.

Purdue University Global

That school now operates as Purdue University Global, and aims to serve adult learners.
Purdue Global was created in April 2018 from Purdue University's acquisition of the former private for-profit Kaplan University.

Edward C. Elliott

President Edward C. Elliott oversaw a campus building program between the world wars.
He was the chancellor of the public university system of Montana from 1916 to 1922 and the president of Purdue University from 1922 to 1945.

Abram C. Shortridge

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Professor John S. Hougham was Purdue’s first faculty member and served as acting president between the administrations of presidents Shortridge and White.
Abraham Crum Shortridge (October 23, 1833 – October 8, 1919) was an American educator who was superintendent of the Indianapolis Public Schools and the second president of Purdue University.

Ross–Ade Stadium

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Ross's gifts and fundraisers supported such projects as Ross–Ade Stadium, the Memorial Union, a civil engineering surveying camp, and Purdue University Airport. Many of Purdue's athletic facilities are there, including Ross–Ade Stadium (American football), Mackey Arena (basketball), and Lambert Fieldhouse (indoor track and field).
Ross–Ade Stadium is a stadium in West Lafayette, Indiana, on the campus of Purdue University.

George Ade

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Much of the northern part of campus sits on land purchased for the university by industrialist David E. Ross and author and humorist George Ade in the 1920s.
The Purdue University graduate from rural Newton County, Indiana, began his career in journalism as a newspaper reporter in Lafayette, Indiana, before moving to Chicago, Illinois, to work for the Chicago Daily News.

Elliott Hall of Music

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Southwest of the Stadium Mall is the Edward C. Elliott Hall of Music, one of the largest proscenium theaters in the world.
The Elliott Hall of Music is a theater located on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Slayter Center of Performing Arts

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This area also includes the Slayter Center of Performing Arts and Cary Quadrangle, one of the largest all-male housing units in the country.
The Slayter Center of Performing Arts is located on the main campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, United States.

Purdue Wreck

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Near this section of campus is Felix Haas Hall, which was constructed in 1909 as Memorial Gymnasium in memory of the 17 Purdue University football players, coaches, alumni, and fans who perished in the Purdue Wreck railroad accident on October 31, 1903.
The Purdue Wreck was a railroad train collision in Indianapolis, Indiana, on October 31, 1903, that killed 17 people, including 14 players of the Purdue University football team.

Neil Armstrong

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Twenty-three Purdue graduates have gone on to become astronauts, including Gus Grissom (one of the original Mercury Seven astronauts), Neil Armstrong (the first person to walk on the moon), and Eugene Cernan (the last person to walk on the moon).
A graduate of Purdue University, Armstrong studied aeronautical engineering; his college tuition was paid for by the U.S. Navy under the Holloway Plan.

Purdue University Horticulture Gardens

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This area also includes the Krannert School of Management, Horticulture Gardens, Discovery Park, Lyles Porter Hall and the Purdue Airport.
The Purdue University Horticulture Gardens are botanical gardens at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana in the United States.

Purdue Bell Tower

The Purdue Bell Tower is between the Stadium and Centennial Malls.
The Purdue Bell Tower is a 160-foot tall bell tower in the center of Purdue University's campus.

Engineering Fountain

The most prominent feature of the Purdue Mall is the 38 ft-tall concrete Engineering Fountain, and also features the Frederick L. Hovde Hall of Administration, which houses the office of the university president, Mitchell E. Daniels.
The Purdue Mall Water Sculpture, often referred to as the Engineering Fountain, is a water sculpture and fountain located at the main campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Mackey Arena

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Many of Purdue's athletic facilities are there, including Ross–Ade Stadium (American football), Mackey Arena (basketball), and Lambert Fieldhouse (indoor track and field).
Part of the Purdue University campus, it is home to the university's basketball teams, and occasionally hosts home games for the volleyball and wrestling teams.

Krannert School of Management

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The Krannert School of Management is the school of management at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, United States.