Purdue drops plans for NYC campus

Purdue University has dropped plans to build a campus in New York City, it announced Monday. The university was one of 27 institutions from around the world that expressed interest in a request by Mayor Michael Bloomberg for a self-supporting applied-sciences facility and campus. The university said after evaluating the contract terms and reviewing financial commitments that the project's costs outweigh the benefits.
 

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