The Commission on Presidential Debates has chosen Purdue’s president as one its new members.
In addition to Mitch Daniels, former ABC World News anchor Charles Gibson, former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe, and former Pentagon and CIA chief Leon Panetta are among those recently elected to serve on the nonpartisan commission.
The group is charged with producing the presidential and vice presidential debates, including negotiating terms with the candidates and picking the moderators.
A steering committee of Purdue University faculty, staff and students is working with a consulting team to develop a strategy for the future of pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure on the West Lafayette campus.
The information gained from the survey will help guide the process.
Purdue's College of Liberal Arts is capping off its 50th anniversary celebration with a daylong event on Thursday, April 10th. WBAA's Kristin Malavenda talks to Professor of Political Science Jay McCann about the Liberal Arts program and the details of the events.
WBAA completed its eighth and final day of Spring Member Drive fundraising on the same day the station celebrated 92 years of being on-air. WBAA also celebrated a record number of new members joining the station with 61 joining the station on Friday and 192 joining since the drive began!
WBAA's Jan Simon talks with Sara Mummey, Executive Director of the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, and Twana Harris of Purdue’s Black Voices of Inspiration about Saturday evening’s “Gospel Meets Symphony” concert at the Long Center.