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Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels To Take Helm Of Purdue University PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 21 June 2012 15:45

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has been named the new president of Purdue University, according to university officials. Daniels will begin his term with the university in January 2013 upon leaving the governor's seat.

 
Daniels' appointment ends speculation that might be interested in, and is being considered as, a vice presidential running  mate for presumed Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
 
Daniels succeeds France Cordova, who has spent five years at Purdue president.
 
Daniels is 63 years old and served as budget director for former President George W. Bush. He has been considered a rising star in the Republican Party.
 
Last Updated on Thursday, 21 June 2012 15:46
 
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