Office of the Chancellor

Chancellor Keon

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.

Meet Chancellor Keon

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In the latest Chancellor’s Corner, Chancellor Tom Keon talks with Leah Konrady, CEO of One Region, about how universities like PNW serve as opportunity engines, changing the dynamics of their communities.

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 Thomas L. Keon

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Chancellor’s Corner

Watch Chancellor Thomas Keon highlight the progress of PNW in his quarterly Chancellor’s Corner video newsletter.

Chancellor's Corner

Areas of Focus

Hammond Campus (in front of SULB)


Policies and Procedures for Purdue University Northwest.

A summer day at PNW's Westville campus.

Strategic Plan

From student success to quality infrastructure, PNW’s current strategic plan outlines the university’s vision, mission, values and goals.

PNW students walking down the hall

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

It is our mission to drive behavioral change with the ultimate goal of creating an environment that is equitable, diverse,inclusive and open-minded.