Babson Magazine

Summer 2016

News, Notes + Nods


Thomas Keon is chancellor of Purdue University Northwest in Indiana, overseeing more than 15,000 students on the regional institution’s Calumet and North Central campuses. He is among 27 college presidents and chancellors to receive this year’s Giving Back Award from Insight into Diversity magazine. The award, which was announced in the April issue, recognizes diversity leadership as well as commitment to and support of charitable and community service on and off campus. Thomas’ other commitments include being a board member of the Urban League of Northwest Indiana and board co-chair of One Region, a nonprofit focused on quality of life in Northwest Indiana.