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Thursday, August 11th, 2011 - 1:15 pm

PUC’s 6th campus leader expresses his thoughts, ideas & vision about Purdue Calumet

Shortly after his July 1 arrival, Chancellor Keon sat down with INSIGHT Editor Wes Lukoshus to share his perspectives—in Q&A format—about Purdue University Calumet and his new role as its leader. To view and listen to the entire interview, click on the video below.

Chancellor Thomas Keon talking with 5 students
As a former first generation college student, he identifies with many PUC students.

‘I am an individual who thinks that knowledge is wonderful; however, knowledge that is applied is excellent!…’

Dr. Thomas Keon,
Purdue Calumet Chancellor


Chancellor Thomas Keon talking with 2 students
Keon is impressed with PUC’s commitment to student success.

‘My concept of a hometown university is a university that is working with its community…’

Dr. Thomas Keon,
Purdue Calumet Chancellor

Chancellor Thomas Keon explaining
He admits to being ‘a true believer in learning by doing.’
Chancellor Thomas Keon talking with 2 students
PUC’s new chancellor has a love for teaching and engaging with students.