• Single program tickets available for PNW Sinai Forum opener Mitch Daniels

    WESTVILLE, Ind. — The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) Sinai Forum’s 70th season premieres with former politician and university president Mitch Daniels on Sept. 17.
    Daniels’ program, “Never Park the Car: Making Change When Change Says No,” takes place at the James B. Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex, 1401 S. U.S. 421, Westville, IN, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. CST.
    Single program event tickets for Daniels’ presentation are available for $100. Tickets can be purchased by visiting pnw.edu/sinai-forum.
    College and high school students may attend PNW Sinai Forum programs free of charge by presenting a valid student ID. Reservations are required via pnw.edu/sinai-forum.
    The Bankoff Family is sponsoring the program featuring Daniels. Ivy Tech Community College is sponsoring the reception before the program.
    Daniels served as a two-term governor of the state of Indiana and as the 12th president of Purdue University. His political background brought a unique perspective to the realm of academia. During his tenure, Daniels prioritized affordability, innovation, and student success.
    Daniels championed online education and technological advancements, expanding Purdue’s global reach and accessibility. Known for his pragmatic leadership style and commitment to fiscal responsibility, he left a lasting impact on the university, fostering a culture of excellence and entrepreneurship.
    Purdue Northwest Sinai Forum
    The Sinai Forum has brought world-renowned scholars, leaders, dignitaries, artists and personalities to Northwest Indiana since 1953. Founded by Sylvia and Dr. Milton Bankoff with a mission to enlighten, inspire and entertain, the revered speakers’ series came under the stewardship of Purdue University Northwest in 2006. For more information, visit pnw.edu/sinai-forum. In-person and virtual viewing options are available.

    Purdue University Northwest

    Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community. Located in Northwest Indiana, near Chicago, PNW values academic excellence, supports growth, and celebrates diversity. For more information about PNW, visit www.pnw.edu.

    CUTLINE: Former two-term Indiana governor and 12th president of Purdue University Mitch Daniels opens the PNW Sinai Forum’s 70th season on Sept. 17. Tickets can be purchased at pnw.edu/sinai-forum



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