Purdue to honor pilot Sullenberger

November 8, 2010

Purdue University is preparing to toast graduate Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the pilot who safely landed a jetliner on the Hudson River last year. Sullenberger will receive a Distinguished Alumnus Award from Purdue's College of Liberal Arts Nov. 12. Sullenberger's visit will include a campus book signing. Sullenberger earned a master’s degree in industrial psychology from Purdue in 1973.