Purdue, IU finalize deal to split IUPUI
IUPUI will be no more July 1, 2024. Purdue wastes little time planning for an Indianapolis campus that will be an extension of its flagship in West Lafayette.
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PURDUE, IU FINALIZE DEAL TO SPLIT IUPUI
Mung Chiang, rarely missing a chance to tout the potential of getting a full-fledged campus in Indianapolis since he became Purdue president at the start of 2023, said Purdue would waste little time expanding enrollment and making the university more of a force in driving economic development once IUPUI is no more.
Purdue and Indiana University trustees met in Indianapolis Wednesday afternoon to finalize a deal started in summer 2022 that would end a partnership that had the two schools sharing a campus since 1970.