Please include the following statement regarding the appointment of Governor Mitch Daniels as Purdue University’s 12th President. House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) is one of the leading advocates in the General Assembly for the University and also a graduate of the University’s engineering program.
STATEMENT – “As a Purdue engineering graduate and a longtime advocate for the university in the General Assembly, I am thrilled with the selection of Governor Mitch Daniels as Purdue's next President.
“As a world recognized leader in engineering, science, technology, agriculture, pharmacy, education and dozens of other disciplines, if leveraged properly, Purdue will be one of the principal drivers of Indiana's future economic success. With his experience and key role in transforming Indiana over the last eight years, Gov. Daniels is uniquely qualified to capitalize on Purdue's tremendous faculty and international reputation. I look forward to working with the Governor to take Purdue, and our state, to the next level.”