On June 15th George Will of the Washington Post wrote an op-ed piece on how “Purdue has the President that America needs”! Many agree. I happened to have the honor of sitting down with the 12th President of Purdue University and 2 term former Governor of the State of Indiana, Mitch Daniels, just about a week prior to that article.
We talk politics a bit in a roundabout way. We learn about Mitch Daniels rise to political greatness. His advice to college students. Balancing our nations budget. The surprising committee he co-chaired that looked into the viability of humans living in space. And the wonderful technological advances that are happening on Purdue’s campus. Plus even the former governor/university president has a hidden talent!
It’s no wonder so many wanted Mitch Daniels to run for President of the United States. Unless you attend Purdue then you are probably glad he has politely declined and will continue as President of the University for many years to come.