Following a national search, WBAA has selected Stan Jastrzebski as News Director. Jastrzebski is currently News Director for WFSU in Tallahassee, Florida. He begins work at WBAA April 28, 2014.
WBAA General Manager Mike Savage says he is thrilled to have Jastrzebski as part of the station’s news staff. “Stan is a talented journalist who understands the mission and purpose of public radio. We are very happy have him join the team.”
Jastrzebski has 10 years of radio news experience at stations including WGN, Chicago and WFIU in Bloomington, IN.
The final candidate for Purdue provost is on campus.
Dr. Cato Laurencin made a presentation to the university community this morning.
He is the chief executive officer of the Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science and director of the Institute for Regenerative Engineering, as well as being a professor at the University of Connecticut.
Laurencin says identifying alternate revenue streams is imperative considering the decline in state support.
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.