Institutional Advancement

Institutional Advancement serves PNW students, alumni, faculty, staff and the community through philanthropic investment, student scholarships, quality events and marketing to demonstrate Purdue Northwest pride and loyalty.

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Your Impact

Your support makes a difference, from scholarships for young leaders to state-of-the-art labs in the upcoming Nils K. Nelson Bioscience Innovation Building.

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Institutional Advancement Leadership

Meet the Institutional Advancement team! Whether you’re looking to give to PNW, connect with alumni or plan a university event, our leaders can help!

Meet the Staff

Your donation reaches far beyond the boundaries of our campuses – it is an investment in our students and in the future of Northwest Indiana!

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Additional Resources

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Would you like to make a gift— or a scholarship? Explore how you can support PNW and our students.

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Marketing & Communication

We’ll work with you to create a solution that stands apart, even as it roars with PNW pride!

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Alumni Community

Reach out to fellow PNW alumni and see the latest news and events to keep you connected with campus!

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Strategic Events

We work with the PNW community to ensure the highest standards for university special events.

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Chancellor Keon Video Update: A Future Ahead

I want to take this opportunity after two weeks of work after spring break to thank everybody—faculty, students and staff—for all that you’re doing and for the amazing patience you’ve had during this period.

Chenn Zhou, PNW's NIPSCO Distinguished Professor of Engineering Simulation in the College of Engineering and Science

NIPSCO Endows Professorship at Purdue University Northwest

In recognition of her scholarship and extraordinary contributions to the university, Chenn Zhou has been named the NIPSCO Distinguished Professor of Engineering Simulation in the College of Engineering and Sciences.

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PNW Spring 2020 Commencement

Unfortunately, for the health and safety of everyone, our commencement ceremonies will not be taking place as scheduled in May.