“If we can maintain a campuswide commitment to holding costs down, counting every $10,000 saved as a ‘student tuition equivalent,’ we can fulfill our duty to our students, taxpayers and everyone who chooses to invest in Purdue’s enterprise,” Daniels said in his message.
These moves are certain to help students and likely will benefit the state’s economy in the long run.
Yes, some — maybe even many — of Purdue’s graduates will leave the state for jobs. But many will stay in Indiana, and others will return to the state after a sojourn elsewhere.
By freezing tuition, the university will help ensure more students enjoy the education they will need to prosper in today’s economy.
— Daily Journal, Franklin