Reverse transfer allows students to combine credits they earned from both the community college where they started attending classes and the four-year college they transferred to—even if they hadn’t completed enough credits at either institution individually to earn a degree.
The indictment alleges the director of the Purdue Center for Materials Processing Research received more than $1.3 million in grants from the National Science Foundation and used some of the funds to buy a home and to pay salaries to his two minor children.
Purdue said an employee with the school's Division of Financial Aid inadvertently sent one prospective student's parent a list of data on thousands of applicants, including names, birthdays, and Social Security numbers.
Much of the research at the hub—located at Purdue's Research Park—will be done in partnership with government agencies, including the Indiana Department of Transportation, and private-sector companies.
British carmaker Keating Supercars plans to produce the latest generation of its car, the Viperia Berus, on the West Lafayette campus. The car can travel more than 240 mph and is anticipated to sell for $180,000 to $250,000.