The Bridge Newsletter

Chancellor Thomas L. Keon

From the Chancellor

January 14, 2015

Emerging Technologies Building needed to advance academic excellence, Purdue presence in NWI

While, strategically, advancing academic excellence through programs of distinction is the foundation of all we do at Purdue Calumet, arguably, our ability to provide high quality STEM education never has been more important.

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Inclusivity

January 14, 2015

‘Mandatory Reporters’ must complete Title IX training by Feb. 6

Early last week, administrators, staff and faculty members identified as “Mandatory Reporters”  were designated by Director of Equity and Diversity / Title IX Coordinator Linda Knox to receive annual Title IX training pertaining to sex-based discrimination and sexual harassment, including sexual violence and child sexual abuse.

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Martin Luther King Jr. observance (1/27-29)

January 14, 2015

Freedom Rider/Civil Rights activist to deliver Convocation address 1/29

This month’s campus Martin Luther King Jr. observance features a prominent Civil Rights activist and Freedom Rider who also grew up in a family that included Ku Klux Klan members.

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Screenshot of a compliance sheriff scan showing the result metrics for the current student web site.

Inclusivity

January 14, 2015

Web accessibility remains top priority for Purdue Calumet in 2015

It’s been out of the headlines lately, but web accessibility is still very much a part of the daily routine for those faculty and staff who edit and maintain web sites and online courses. Just like on the West Lafayette campus, editors soon will have greater access to Compliance Sheriff, software that will help them stay on top of accessibility requirements.

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