On June 10th, Purdue President Mitch Daniels announced he would retire at the end of the year and announced his successor. This continues the retirement wave among high profile university presidents in recent years.
The Sagamore, IUPUI's old student-run news publication, ran from 1971 to 2009. It shuttered in 2009 for a number of reasons. The established difficulties of print journalism combined with administrative overreach produced a paper in an existential crisis - that lost its appeal to writers and readers. But it didn't have to happen. In fact, a former Sagamore editor successfully prevented it from shutting down thirty years before.