Purdue University

Purdue University

Purdue University

Overview
Date Founded

1869

Headquarters

401 South Grant Street,West Lafayette, IN 47907

Employees (Worldwide)

18.7K

Industries

Government

Company Description

Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, is the flagship university of the six-campus Purdue University system. Purdue was founded on May 6, 1869, as a land-grant university when the Indiana General Assembly, taking advantage of the Morrill Act, accepted a donation of land and money from Lafayette businessman John Purdue to establish a college of science, technology, and agriculture in his name. The first classes were held on September 16, 1874, with six instructors and 39 students. The university was founded with the gift of $150,000 from John Purdue, a Lafayette business leader and philanthropist, along with $50,000 from Tippecanoe County, and 150 acres (0.6 km²) of land from Lafayette residents in support of the project. In 1869, it was decided that the new school would be built near the city of Lafayette and established as Purdue University, in the name of the institution’s principal benefactor. The West Lafayette campus offers more than 200 majors for undergraduates, over 70 master’s and doctoral programs, and professional degrees in pharmacy and veterinary medicine. In addition, Purdue has 18 intercollegiate sports teams and more than 850 student organizations. Today, Purdue is a member of the Big Ten Conference. Purdue enrolls the second largest student body of any university in Indiana as well as the fourth largest international student population of any university in the United States.

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Executives & Employees
Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer, Founder at Cleveland Avenue LLC

Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at LivaNova USA, Inc.

Vice Chairman at Ability Beyond Disability

Faculty, Staff & Facilities at Missouri University of Science and Technology

Former Professor-Operating Systems at The University of Edinburgh

Vice President and Executive Director at Intrexon Institute for Biomolecular Research

Founder at House Investments

Distinguished Alumni
Greg Hayes is now Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at United Technologies Corporation
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Recent Transactions
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Purdue University purchases Kaplan University from Graham Holdings Co.

Advisors & Consultants
Consultant

Chief of Staff at American University

Clients

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Revenue
$1.53B
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
$50K
04/30/2019
$25K
12/31/2018
$15.5K
12/31/2018
Investments
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Symic Holdings LLC develops new category of therapeutics. The company was founded by John Paderi, Kate Stuart and Alyssa Panitch and is headquartered in Emeryville, CA.

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Quadraspec, Inc. is a diagnostic company engaged in the development of in-vitro diagnostic products for the laboratory, clinical, research and life sciences markets. Their products are used in veterinary for canine heartworm, by biotechnology companies for assay development, biomarker identification, and patient screening during pre-clinical and clinical development and in clinical diagnostics. It developed a direct detection technology which eliminates the usage of secondary and labeled reagents.The company's proprietary Spinning Disc Interferometry (SDI) Detection technology platform detects and quantifies more than 1,000 unique antigens, biomarkers, or other molecular species on a single array providing a reagent-free detection technology. Its dual channel detector, Inspira Reader features reagent-free detection and orthogonal detection method for quantification of molecular assays.The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in West Lafayette, Indiana.

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John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Other Business & Consulting Services | Hoboken, New Jersey

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. engages in the provision of research and learning materials. It operates through the following segments: Research, Publishing, and Solutions. The Research segment provides scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, as well as related content and services, to academic, corporate, and government libraries, learned societies, and individual researchers and other professionals. The Publishing segment offers scientific, professional, and education books and related content in print and digital formats, as well as test preparation services and course workflow tools, to libraries, corporations, students, professionals, and researchers. The Solutions segment includes online program management services for higher education institutions and learning, development, and assessment services for businesses and professionals. The company was founded by Charles Wiley in 1807 and is headquartered in Hoboken, NJ.

Nautilus, Inc. Hospitals & Patient Services | Vancouver, WA

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Awards & Honors
Rank #105
2010
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
Rank #117
2009
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
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