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Featured Institution

Purdue University

Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, IN 47907
By Diego Delso [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons
By Diego Delso [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

At Purdue, integrity is indispensable to our mission. We act with honesty and adhere to the highest standards of moral and ethical values and principles through our personal and professional behavior. We demonstrate our understanding of these values and principles and uphold them in every action and decision.

Student Enrollment

36,573

Type

Public , Four or more years

Featured Associations

American Association of University Professors (AAUP)

AAUP is a nonprofit membership association of faculty and other academic professionals. The mission of AAUP is to advance academic freedom and shared governance; to define fundamental professional values and standards; and to promote the economic security of faculty, academic professionals and those engaged in teaching and research.

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Association of American Law Schools (AALS)

AALS is a nonprofit association of law schools, law students, lawyers, judges, and lawmakers. The mission of AALS is to uphold and advance excellence in legal education. AALS serves as the learned society for law faculty at its member schools, and provides them with extensive professional development opportunities.

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Advice & News

January 9, 2020

Higher education professionals, much like health care professionals, are empathic and get satisfaction from helping others. However, empathizing too much can lead to burnout, or another type of chronic stress called "compassion fatigue,” which results in mental or physical exhaustion, caused by exposure to other people’s trauma. An assistant professor of counseling and development shares some insight on how to avoid burnout and compassion fatigue.

January 6, 2020

Since the 1950s, enrollment of international students has been on the rise and these students have made significant contributions to U.S. colleges and universities. However, as the political climate has shifted among countries that once welcomed international students with open arms, enrollment is in decline. Campus administrators and professionals must help international students overcome the challenges of visa status and address the impact that decreased enrollment has had on student diversity and talent acquisition.

January 3, 2020

Cultural fit is something we often hear in higher education. Lack of fit is often one of the reasons cited for why job finalists aren't selected and why new hires fail. However, experts say that the concept has become a new form of discrimination and recommend focusing on employees' cultural contributions instead. You can start by asking five questions that will lead to positive change, according to Adam Grant, an organizational psychologist.