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Former Gov. Mitch Daniels makes $769K as Purdue President

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels' salary recently topped $769,000 a year. The Lafayette Journal & Courier reports a portion of the former Indiana governor's pay was based on his yearly … Click to Continue »

Judge: IBM owes Indiana $78M for failed welfare automation

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A judge has ruled that IBM Corp. owes Indiana $78 million in damages stemming from the company's failed effort to automate much of the state's welfare services. Mitch Daniels cancelled the company's $1.3 billion contract to privatize and automate the processing of Indiana's welfare applications following numerous complaints.

Will Combining Purdue and Kaplan Improve Higher Education?

Mitch Daniels was an excellent governor, keeping Indiana in the black and avoiding the ruinous spending and regulation that are dragging down many other states. After leaving office, he took over the presidency of Purdue University, which he has also been successfully managing. Show More Summary

Lessons from the Charter School Disaster in Indianapolis

A teacher in Indiana's thoughts on returning to teaching in the public schools. Indiana has been taken over by the forces of corporate school reform, under a succession of Republican governors devoted to school choice: Mitch Daniels, Mike Pence, now Eric Holcomb. Show More Summary

Former Indiana Gov. Daniels Touts his Record on Infrastructure

The Indianapolis Star publishes an op-ed column by former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, who writes, “From 2006-16, the state highway budget virtually doubled. A construction budget that had averaged $700 million per year shot up to over $1 billion every year, peaking around $1.5 billion. Show More Summary

MITCH DANIELS’ LATEST IS HUGE: Purdue to acquire Kaplan University, increase access for millions. …

MITCH DANIELS’ LATEST IS HUGE: Purdue to acquire Kaplan University, increase access for millions. “To launch the new university, Purdue will acquire Kaplan University and its institutional operations and assets, including its 15 campuses and learning centers, 32,000 students, 3,000 employees, and decades of experience in distance education. Show More Summary

Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers

Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers: Texarkana Gazette. March 4, 2017. Back in 2009, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels quietly tried to ban the works of historian Howard … Click to Continue »

Indiana Bill Calls for Tolling on the Indiana Commerce Connector, an Interstate Proposed More than a Decade Ago

Daily Journal provides a brief look at Senate Bill 453, a proposal calling for  “tolling to be allowed on the Indiana Commerce Connector, an interstate first proposed more than a decade ago by former Gov. Mitch Daniels....” The newspaper...Show More Summary

Former top GOP official, now Purdue president Daniels slams Trump refugee order

Mitch Daniels, who served in previous GOP administration, criticizes Trump refugee order        

COLLEGE STUDENTS NEED FREE-SPEECH ORIENTATION THESE DAYS, and Purdue’s program offers a good model. …

COLLEGE STUDENTS NEED FREE-SPEECH ORIENTATION THESE DAYS, and Purdue’s program offers a good model. I have to say, Mitch Daniels is doing an excellent job there.

Morning Digest: Mike Pence's lieutenant governor won't even say Mike Pence's name in his ads

Leading Off: ? IN-Gov: In a new TV spot in Indiana's gubernatorial race, Republican Eric Holcomb blandly talks about job creation. But interestingly, Holcomb brags that he worked with former Gov. Mitch Daniels—whose term in office ended nearly four years ago—yet doesn't say a word about current Gov. Show More Summary

Washington's Wake-Up Call

Former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels on the issue that is going to clobber us if it continues to be unaddressed. It is an easy bet that over the past year Americans have heard more about transgender restrooms than they have about the national debt.

Indiana GOP panel backs Gov. Pence's preferred successor

Holcomb, a 48-year-old former state Republican chairman who has never been elected to office, has touted his eight years as a top aide and campaign manager to former Gov. Mitch Daniels and four months as lieutenant governor. Supporters...Show More Summary

On Luck, Work, and Success

From the May 2016 commencement speech by Purdue President Mitch Daniels: But nothing will improve your odds more than the characteristic that got you into this auditorium today. Ask the great achievers of history, like our greatest inventor,...Show More Summary

Loose Ends (5)

(Steven Hayward) • George Will thinks Republicans should ditch Trump and draft Mitch Daniels for president. I heartily agree with the idea, though I doubt you can persuade Daniels to do it. I tried once, in 2011. Will: Without explicitly mentioning the paranoia currently convulsing many campuses, Daniels identified its origin. Show More Summary

Purdue President

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels on Thursday (Feb. 25) called on leaders in the public, private and nonprofit sectors to push back against the attackers of biotechnology in agricultural production. Daniels was a keynote speaker at the annual Agricultural Outlook Forum in Arlington. Show More Summary

Meet the Young Indian-American Governor Who Could Be Vice President

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There were Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and Senator Joni Ernst from Iowa and then governors Bob McDonnell of Virginia and Mitch Daniels of Indiana. And who could forget Florida Senator Marco Rubio and his awkward water break? AndShow More Summary

Time to Take Back State U

Take a look at the difference between Mizzou and Purdue University (run by Mitch Daniels) in 2015.

Today in Reasonable Conservatives

Remember when Mitch Daniels, Reasonable Conservative, was a thing when pundits were talking about Republican presidential candidates? Those were good times. Well, Daniels is now president of Purdue. There have been a lot of racist incidents during his presidency: Last December, more than 150 Purdue students marched to Daniels’ office in a “Purdue Can’t Breathe” […]

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