News Briefs

Morgan Spurlock to speak on ethics in December

The Purdue Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics speech by Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock has been rescheduled for Dec. 8. Spurlock's talk, "Corporate Transparency and the Greatest Movie Ever Sold," will begin at 7 p.m. in Stewart Center's Loeb Playhouse. Free and open to the public, it is presented by the Krannert School of Management and the College of Education's James F. Ackerman Center for Democratic Citizenship. More

Board of Trustees adds to presidential search committee

The Purdue University Board of Trustees has added another person to the presidential search committee in an effort to ensure diversity interests and concerns are addressed in the selection of the university's next president. The committee is well represented by Krannert, including student Brad Krites, former associate dean Jim Dworkin and alumni Michael Berghoff (chair), Tom Spurgeon, Gary Lehman and Morgan Burke. The firm hired to lead the search is headed by Krannert alum Bill Funk. More

Humana gives $1 million to program for veterans

Health care company Humana will give $1 million to the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) Program over the next two years. The grant will help send more veterans with disabilities to entrepreneurship bootcamp at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management and six other universities participating in EBV. More

University receives $10 million from Nanshan Group

A leading aluminum company based in China is giving $10 million to the University's international programs and for research, training and scholarships for Krannert and other Purdue University colleges and schools. More

Purdue takes second in solar home competition

Purdue University finished second in the Solar Decathlon 2011, a solar house competition in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. Work on INhome involved more than 200 students from six colleges and schools, including Krannert. More

Connecticut dean to lead Krannert School of Management

P. Christopher Earley, dean of the University of Connecticut School of Business, will be the new dean of Purdue University's Krannert School of Management. More

Trustee OK economics degree program

The Purdue University Board of Trustees approved a bachelor's degree in economics for students in the College of Liberal Arts that includes coursework from the Krannert School's Department of Economics. More