President’s Council Virtual Programming Archive

Here you’ll find content from prior month’s virtual programming. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Reach out to us at or call 765-494-9290. 

Final beam

The Final Beam – Hagle Hall

The Topping Out ceremony for Hagle Hall was held on July 7, 2021. It marked the placement of the new facility’s final beam after being signed by the students, faculty, and Purdue Bands & Orchestras staff during the spring semester.

Purdue Newsreels from the Past

Purdue Newsreels from the Past

Decades of Purdue history can now be seen and heard on our new YouTube playlist! The changing campus landscape, Homecomings, musical performances, athletic events, scenes of student life, and more fill these annual newsreels dating back to the 1940s.

Chaney Hall of Science

Look inside Chaney-Hale Hall of Science

Get a look inside and learn more about the 33 laboratories and support spaces inside the new Chaney-Hale Hall of Science. Opened in Fall 2020, the building supports chemistry and biology disciplines for first- and second-year undergraduates.

Purdue Engagement: Changing Lives

Purdue Engagement: Changing Lives

Steve Abel, associate provost for engagement, explores why Purdue extends its land-grant mission beyond learning and discovery, to connect with communities, schools, governments, businesses, and individuals to improve prosperity and quality of life. From enabling a quadriplegic child to sail a boat, to solving world hunger for millions, find out how and why Purdue is a leader in engagement.

Back to Class // Diversity & Equity: The Boilermaker Way

John Gates, vice provost for diversity and inclusion and clinical professor in Krannert School of Management, discusses Purdue’s ongoing commitment to energize and expand support to recruit and retain underrepresented minority students, faculty, and staff, as well as initiatives aimed at improving the experience for these individuals on the Purdue campus.

fountain on purdue's campus

Purdue University 360 Degree Tour

This new interactive self-guided campus tour will allow you to explore parts of campus and student life. See what has changed since your last trip to West Lafayette and check out the proclaimed selfie spots so you know where to go during your next visit.

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Back to Class: Health Equity and Innovation

Jasmine Gonzalvo, clinical professor of pharmacy practice explains how the Center for Health Equity and Innovation within the College of Pharmacy increases access to health care using innovative, evidence-based, and sustainable strategies to improve health outcomes for disparate populations, locally and globally. You’ll find out about early projects that centered around the social determinants of health, such as innovative models of care, social support, person-centered care, and more.

aerial view of campus with tour options

Intercollegiate Athletics Facilities Tour

Explore each of Purdue’s athletic complexes through this self-guided 360 degree tour. There are 16 areas for you to see—get a close up of Keady Court, go inside the locker room at Folk Field, check out the student-athletes study spaces in the Brees Academic Center, and much more.

Back to Class: Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Kevin Mumford, associate professor of economics and Kozuch Director of the Purdue University Research Center in Economics (PURCE) examines the evidence on the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the government response. National measures including deaths, GDP growth, unemployment, stock market returns, and government tax revenue will provide the context needed to predict the long-lasting effects of this pandemic on occupations, education, and the size of government.

“Breakfast with the Deans” 2021

February 14, 2021—The college deans have recorded two-minute updates about their colleges. Their individual recordings have been combined into one video to replicate the “Breakfast with the Deans” event, which is presented each year by the President’s Council in Naples, Florida.