Dr. Kenneth C. Holford

Purdue Northwest Chancellor Search

In December 2023, the Purdue Board of Trustees accepted President Mung Chiang's recommendation to appoint Dr. Chris Holford as the next chancellor of Purdue University Northwest, effective January 2024.

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“I am excited and delighted that Dr. Chris Holford will serve as the next chancellor of Purdue University Northwest. He is widely respected for innovation and success over the past couple of years in the region and has deep roots in both campuses of PNW.”

Purdue President Mung Chiang (Purdue Today Announcement)

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