Student Body President; David Ober Addresses Purdue Board of Trustees

Mr. Chairman, Distinguished Members of the Board, President Córdova, Provost Woodsen. It is a great privilege and honor to have the opportunity to speak to you on behalf of the Student Body of Purdue University Calumet. I am excited to report that Purdue University Calumet has reached a new record level of enrollment this fall…
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Op-Ed Article in The Chronicle, Fall Break Update

I want to take this opportunity to provide an update on the Fall Break Proposal that is currently sitting in the Faculty Senate. I stated earlier in the semester that this initiative has been stalled in the Faculty Senate for over one year. It has been a little over a month since I reported that…
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Op-ed Article in The Chronicle About Textbooks

Let’s talk about textbooks. They are expensive and are generally under-utilized throughout the semester. While most are quick to cite price-gouging by publishers and retailers, there is another group of individuals that share culpability. I would like to offer some perspective on the role that our faculty play, in what I will call the “Textbook…
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Op-ed Article in The Chronicle About Fall Break

This semester we have picked up where we left off with an initiative to institute a fall break at Purdue University Calumet. Students have been asking though “What exactly does this plan mean for me?” I want to take this opportunity to explain the plan to the University Community. The Faculty Senate is a legislative…
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