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The Purdue Alumni Association has access to addresses for incoming and current students who have applied or registered for classes on a Purdue University campus. This information is accessible to the Purdue Alumni Association as a University entity.

Purdue University and Purdue Alumni are required to comply with the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), a federal law that, among other things, prohibits widespread disclosure of personally identifiable information, such as student addresses.

Therefore, the alumni club president or a designee must have completed this form prior to requesting data from the Purdue Alumni Association. It can take one to two weeks for the information to be provided to the Purdue Alumni Association once we have made the request of Admissions and/or the Registrar. Once you receive this list, it:

  1. Must only be used for the event/intention for which you requested it (i.e. scholarship information, summer student send-off picnics
  2. Must be used within two weeks of receiving list; otherwise, a new and updated list MUST be requested

As one of the annual requirements to be a club, you must sign this form and return it to the Purdue Alumni Association. You may email to your regional liaison, or mail to:

Purdue Alumni Association Attn: Your Regional Liaison

Dick and Sandy Dauch Alumni Center 403 West Wood Street

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2007

I agree to adhere to the law (FERPA) and respect the privacy, sensitivity, and two-week lifespan of the list provided to me as a representative of the Purdue Alumni Club of: __________________________________________________

Name: _____________________________________   Club Position: _________________________________________________

Address: _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Email: __________________________________________   Phone: ________________________________________________

Date: _______________   Signature: ______________________________________________________

Purdue for Life Foundation

Patsy J. Mellott

BS College of Health and Human Sciences, 1969
Fishers, IN

Patsy earned a bachelor’s degree in food and nutrition in business from Purdue in 1969, in addition to an MBA in food marketing from Michigan State University in 1970. She retired from Kraft Foods in 2006 after 36 years in corporate food marketing and marketing communications management.

A community volunteer, Patsy serves on the Women’s Fund of Central Indiana Advisory Board and the Purdue College of Health and Human Sciences Dean’s Leadership Council, in addition to the President’s Council Advisory Board. She is a former member of the Health and Human Sciences Alumni Board. Patsy held several offices from 2006 through 2013, including president and treasurer. She serves her community’s Discover Indianapolis Club in Fishers, holding several leadership roles for over 10 years.

Patsy has received several honors, including the Purdue University Nutrition Science Department Hall of Fame recipient in 2009 and the Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award in 2016. She also received the college’s Gold and Black Award in 2016, an honor reserved for donors who have moved the college forward by committing exceptional financial resources.

In addition to endowing two scholarships, the Patsy J. Mellott Scholarship and Patsy J. Mellott HHS Scholarship, she established the Patsy J. Mellott Teaching Innovation Award in the College of Health and Human Sciences in 2013. In 2015, she endowed the Patsy J. Mellott Women’s Tennis Coach Performance Award. She is a lead donor in the Christine M. Ladisch Faculty Leadership Award and the Purdue Women’s Network Virginia C. Meredith Scholarship for the College of Health and Human Sciences.