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8th Purdue president dies; remembered for love of students, philanthropy

FORT MYERS, FLA. — Purdue’s eighth president, Arthur G. Hansen, who led the university from 1971-1982, died Monday (July 5) following complications from surgery at Health Park Medical Center in Fort Myers, Fla. He was 85. The only Purdue president to also be an alumnus, Hansen focused much of his energies on developing relationships with […] Read the full story

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Purdue’s Leslie Geddes had distinguished teaching, research career

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Leslie Geddes, a Purdue University distinguished professor of biomedical engineering and recipient of the National Medal of Technology, died on Sunday (Oct. 25). He was 88. The Showalter Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering, Geddes created innovations ranging from burn treatments to miniature defibrillators and ligament repair to tiny blood pressure […] Read the full story

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Eric Robert Inman

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Eric Robert Inman, 38, Lafayette, Indiana, passed away Friday, May 22, 2009, in Lafayette. A memorial service is tentatively set for 3:00p on Sunday, May 31, 2009 in Fisher-Loy Funeral Chapel, in Downtown Lafayette. Born November 28, 1970 in Urbana, Illinois, he was the son of Carole (Walker) Inman and Joseph Inman, […] Read the full story

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