PURDUE'S 12TH PRESIDENT MITCHELL E. DANIELS, JR.
Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr.
Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. became the 12th president of Purdue University in January 2013, at the conclusion of his second term as Governor of the State of Indiana.
At Purdue, President Daniels launched a series of initiatives called Purdue Moves that provide bold answers to some of the greatest challenges facing higher education today.
The five pillars of Purdue Moves — affordability and accessibility, online learning, transformative education, world-changing research, and STEM leadership — leverage Purdue's historic strengths and promote investment in new ideas, guiding the university in its mission to deliver higher education at the highest proven value.