Presidents Forum 12/12/12

President’s Forum 12/12/12 (PDF) – accessible version

The Office of the Chancellor

Purdue University Calumet

Lawshe Hall, Room 330

(219)989-2204


Campus History

  • 1946 – Purdue degree credit courses introduced in NWI
  • 1951 – 1st campus building opens (Gyte)
  • 1952 – Athletic program debuts (men’s basketball)
  • 1963 – 1st state appropriation ($20,000) received
  • 1965 – BOT authorizes baccalaureate degree programs
  • 1967 – 1st Commencement Exercises (39 Bach degrees)
  • 1974 – Undergraduate academic autonomy
  • 2005 – Becomes residential campus
  • 2008 – Campus-wide Experiential Learning introduced
  • 2012 – Era commences to embrace change

Our Students

Number of Students
Number of Students F12
Total 10,054
Undergraduates 8,912
Graduate Students 1,142
Resident 7,633
Non-Resident 2,421
Caucasian 5,479
African American 1,353
Hispanic 1,457
Asian, American Indian, Other Minority 364
International 659
Unknown 742
Student Status
Status F12
Total 10,054
Full Time 5,245
Part Time 4,809
Number of Enrolled Hours
Number of Enrolled Hours F12
Total 101,192
Academic Schools 86,674
Academic Outreach * 15,000

* MBAE, English Language Program, English Training in Engineering, AOCT/Contract Inst., HS Dual Credit, On-Line Nursing, On-Line Education


Retention

(Freshman to Sophomore Year)

Retention
Cohort Percent
F11 Cohorts 69.20%
F10 Cohorts 68.53%
F09 Cohorts 69.21%
F08 Cohorts 68.64%
F07 Cohorts 62.71%
F06 Cohorts 61.85%

Our Faculty

Faculty Totals
Faculty Total 574
Tenure Track 237
Limited Term Lecturers 258
Continuing Lecturers 47
Visiting Lecturers 21
Clinical 11

Our Academic Offerings

Schools
School
School of Education
School of Engineering, Mathematics & Science
School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
School of Management
School of Nursing
School of Technology
Degree Types
Degrees Type Degrees Offered
Baccalaureate Degrees 37 Majors
Graduate Degrees 18 Master’s Programs

Campus Initiatives…

  • Revised Strategic Plan
  • Outreach and Economic Development
  • Expanded Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation

Revised Strategic Plan

Goals:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Learning through Engagement and Discovery
  • Inclusivity
  • Community and Business Partnerships

Outreach and Economic Development

  • Proposed Commercialization Center
  • Proposed Manufacturing Center
  • Proposed Downtown Arts Center

Expanded Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation

  • Athletics growth to 10 sports teams (F12–M&W soccer)
  • Athletics growth to 12 sports teams (F13-Sp14–baseball & softball)
  • Athletics Director appointed
  • Dowling Park Project
  • Proposed Student Wellness & Recreation Building