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Purdue Northwest Chancellor Search

PNW is interviewing applications as part of the national search for the university's next chancellor after Chancellor Thomas L. Keon’s term completes as scheduled in June 2024.

Meet the Finalists

Dr. Kenneth C. Holford

Dr. Kenneth C. Holford

Nov. 13, 10 to 11:15 a.m.

View Dr. Holford’s CV

Dr. Mary Holz-Clause

Dr. Mary Holz-Clause

Nov. 15, 10 to 11:15 A.M.

View Dr. Mary Holz-Clause’s CV

Dr. Mohamed Abousalem

Dr. Mohamed Abousalem

Nov. 28, 10 to 11:15 a.m.

View Dr. Mohamed Abousalem’s CV

Chancellor Search Timeline

Official launch date.

Target date for applications.

Campus interviews for finalists.

Meet the Pride

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About PNW

Located in Northwest Indiana, PNW is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community.

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Strategic Plan

Purdue University Northwest’s Strategic Plan, Power Onward, provides the framework for our shared goals and our vision for the future.

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Inclusive and Welcoming

PNW offers a space to be your truest self. We offer a culture of inclusivity, equitable treatment and welcoming opportunities for all.

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PNW Economic Impact

Purdue University Northwest helps power our region. Our impact includes $745.9 million of total income: 2 percent of gross regional product.

Chancellor Search Advisory Committee