Terry Stigdon plans to step down at the end of the week, the governor announced Monday. Under Stigdon’s leadership, the number of children in foster care has decreased by more than half since 2017.
William Powell, a longtime business leader and arts management consultant in Indianapolis and Columbus, Ohio, has been appointed to lead the not-for-profit organization for the rest of 2023.
Purdue University plans to use the funding to further support research at the university.
The ranking comes less than a week after the university unveiled its Purdue Innovates initiative, designed to streamline access and support for commercialization of intellectual property developed by faculty, students and alumni, as well as startup creation.
The combination of the two Indianapolis-based firms is expected to to result in increased job opportunities for environmental, health and safety professionals.
The winery said new products such as the Melon Mint Moscato, along with its mainstays like Oliver Sweet Red, have fueled the company’s continued growth.
The fire, which sent massive clouds of black smoke into the sky, occurred at a former factory site that lately had been used to store plastics and other materials for recycling or resale.
The Indiana Destination Development Corp., a public-private agency that promotes the state as a place to live and visit, is awarding more than $414,000 to support nearly 40 public art activation and placemaking grants in 26 counties.
The department said those individuals will receive a 60-day extension to make premium payments without risk of penalties or policy cancellation.
The 47-acre parcel is owned by Will Shortz, a Crawfordsville native and longtime crossword puzzle editor for The New York Times, who grew up on the land he is donating for the project.
GeniPhys has developed a material known as Collymer, a highly-purified form of collagen that can be used to replace tissue that is lost in wounds and also forms “stable, fibrillar collagen scaffolds” that can help rebuild lost tissue.
Sean White, executive vice president of FBO operations for Jet Access, said it was essential the company invested in its central Indiana operations due to a “significant shortage” of hangar space in the region.
Pet food manufacturer Blue Buffalo Co. Ltd. plans a 169,000-square-foot addition to boost processing operations and warehouse capacity. As part of the expansion, the company plans to add up to 60 jobs by the end of 2024.
In addition to adding more than 100 jobs at the center, the company has tapped China-based logistics tech firm Geek+ to provide automation and robotics for the facility.
Oregon-based battery component producer Entek plans to add nearly 650 jobs by the end of 2027.
The Purdue University Airport is partnering with aerospace and defense company Saab and telecommunications business Ericsson to create a 5G network to support research that could improve operations and security at airports, the university announced Monday.