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The Agricultural Council

October 13, 2018

  The student Agricultural Council, soon to be 70 years old, has a rich history of promoting educational enrichment and social interaction for Purdue Agriculture…

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From Bylines to Headlines

October 12, 2018

  Hundreds of Purdue Agriculture graduates who were staff members and writers for The Purdue Agriculturist achieved great things in varied career paths. Below are several…

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Senior Achievement Award

October 5, 2018

  In 1957, Robert D. York was the first recipient of the Purdue Agricultural Alumni Association “Senior Achievement Award.” The award has been presented annually…

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Purdue Ag Alumni Executive Directors

September 12, 2018

  From 1926 to August of 2018, four individuals served Purdue Agricultural Alumni as “Executive Directors.” In 1926, Dean John H. Skinner appointed Wallace O.…

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Deans of Agriculture

September 8, 2018

      Since 1907, the Purdue Board of Trustees has named eleven individuals to be Dean of Agriculture. All served on the Purdue Agricultural…

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The Purdue Board of Trustees

September 8, 2018

  “Pursuant to Indiana Code, the Board of Trustees consists of ten members. Three members of the Board are elected by the Purdue Alumni Association, one…

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David C. Pfendler

September 8, 2018

  He had a big heart, a firm hand and could really get your attention with unsolicited no-nonsense advice when necessary. He was a special…

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Special Boilermakers

September 8, 2018

  Established in 1981, the Purdue Alumni Association “Special Boilermaker Award” has been presented to Purdue faculty or staff members who contributed significantly to the…

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Great Teachers

September 8, 2018

  When registration opens, students must act quickly if they want to learn from one of Purdue’s great teachers. Their classes fill fast. Classmates, academic…

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Growing a College of Agriculture (An 1890s Alum Story)

September 8, 2018

  Fifteen-year-old John Harrison Skinner attended some of Purdue’s first Farmers’ Institutes without knowing that one day, he would be the agricultural scientist leading the meetings.…

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