Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne has completed a survey concerning the name change that will happen when the campus is reorganized. During the ten days the online survey was in the field, more than 4,500 responses were submitted. About two-thirds came from current students and alumni, and they seemed to reject one of the two possibilities suggested to them. Chancellor Vicky Carwein told Purdue’s Trustees the name Purdue University Northeast didn’t find favor because the school’s acronym could be read as “puny.”
Arts and Culture
WBOI's "Tossed Jazz Salad" is a tasty mixture of that genre's styles and forms, served up every Tuesday evening by volunteer host, Bob Mayer.
In a move that caught Republican leaders by surprise, the Senate this week rejected a bill to make the Superintendent of Public Instruction an appointed, rather than an elected, position. Seventeen Republicans joined Democrats in voting down the legislation , which has been one of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s priorities . Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) says the measure will have to be changed to have any chance of returning to the floor. The Senate Appropriations Committee this...
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WBOI's weekly "Black Light Radio" focuses on the greatest and most obscure Psychedelic , Progressive , and Avant Garde Jazz titles of 1968 to 1974.