Office of the Chancellor
Meet the Chancellor
An accountant by training and a supporter of civic engagement and the arts by design, Thomas L. Keon, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of Purdue University Northwest. He seeks to equip students with training for successful careers as well as a deep appreciation for the responsibilities of citizenship.
Purdue Northwest faculty and students are dedicated to NWI and want to provide support to enrich the lives of those in our community. Universities are not islands, but rather great contributors to the overall well-being of their communities.
Chancellor Keon awarded Sagamore of the Wabash
PNW Chancellor Thomas L. Keon received the prestigious Sagamore of the Wabash award for his leadership at PNW. The Sagamore of the Wabash is one of the highest civilian honors bestowed by a sitting Indiana governor.
Areas of Focus
Policies and Procedures for Purdue University Northwest.
From student success to quality infrastructure, PNW’s current strategic plan outlines the university’s vision, mission, values and goals.
It is our mission to drive behavioral change with the ultimate goal of creating an environment that is equitable, diverse,inclusive and open-minded.