Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, U.S., is the flagship university of the six-campus Purdue University System. Purdue was founded on May 6, 1869, as a land-grant university when the Indiana General Assembly, taking advantage of the Morrill Act, accepted a donation of land and money from Lafayette businessman John Purdue to establish a college of science, technology, and agriculture in his name. The first classes were held on September 16, 1874, with three buildings, six instructors, and 39 students. Today, Purdue enrolls the second largest student body of any university in Indiana as well as the second largest international student population of any public university in the United States.
Campaign Finance$143,377 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.
Lobbying on Behalf of Purdue University
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Trustees of Purdue University $745,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Science & Technology,
- Clean Air & Water,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Homeland Security,
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark,
- Government Issues
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.2354 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 H.R.2219 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012 H.R.2112 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 H.R.2117 Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act H.R.5325 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013 S.1297 A bill to preserve State and institutional authority relating to State authorization and the definition of credit hour. H.R.1 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 H.R.2146 DATA Act H.R.2596 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 H.R.3433 GRANT Act
RegulationsMentioned in 179 dockets; Submitted to 15 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Purdue University" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 2 HHS Group Health Plans and Health Insurance Issuers Relating to Coverage of Preventive Services under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act 2011
- Toggle 2 HHS Human Subjects Research Protections: Enhancing Protections for Research Subjects and Reducing Burden, Delay, and Ambiguity for Investigators 2011
- Toggle 1 National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs: Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School, as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 2011
- Toggle 1 DOS 60–Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–5513, Biographical Questionnaire for U.S. Passport, 1405–XXXX 2011
- Toggle 1 DARS Safeguarding Unclassified DoD Information (DFARS Case 2011–D039) 2011
- Toggle 1 APHIS Importation of Dracaena Plants From Costa Rica 2011
- Toggle 1 APHIS Horse Protection Act; Petition for Amendments to Regulations 2011
- Toggle 1 NLRB Proposed rule amending representation-case procedures 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Abbott Laboratories; Filing of Food Additive Petition 2012
- Toggle 1 FDA Petition Seeking Mandatory Labeling for Genetically Engineered Foods 2011
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 69 EPA Request for Comment on Letters Seeking a Waiver of the Renewable Fuel Standard 2012
- Toggle 48 EPA Emergency Petition Seeking Suspension of Registration for Clothianidin 2012
- Toggle 21 WHD Child Labor Regulations, Orders and Statements of Interpretation; Child Labor Violations—Civil Money Penalties 2011
- Toggle 20 APHIS Dow AgroSciences; Notice of Petition for a Determination of Nonregulated Status for Soybean Genetically Engineered for Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid and Glufosinate 2012
- Toggle 11 APHIS Bayer CropScience; Availability of Petition, Plant Pest Risk Assessment, and Environmental Assessment for Determination of Nonregulated Status of Soybean Genetically Engineered to Tolerate the Herbicides Glyphosate and Isoxaflutole 2012
- Toggle 10 FDA Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls For Human Food 2011
- Toggle 10 FDA Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption 2011
- Toggle 8 EPA Dicamba Use on Herbicide-Tolerant (MON 88701) Cotton. 2012
- Toggle 7 Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.; Availability of Petition, Plant Pest Risk Assessment, and Environmental Assessment for Determination of Nonregulated Status of Maize Genetically Engineered for Herbicide Tolerance 2012
- Toggle 7 EPA National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) Reporting Rule 2011
Federal Spending74 grants; 3 contracts; 4 loans
Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at USASpending.gov. Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.
Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.
Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.
Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.
|Purdue University||2011||Education, Department Of||GRANT PROGRAM||$9,930,990|
|Purdue University||2011||Education, Department Of||DL BASE RECORD 2011-2012||$9,891,186|
|Purdue University||2011||Student Financial Assistance Programs||GRANT PROGRAM||$9,835,254|
|Purdue University||2011||Student Financial Assistance Programs||GRANT PROGRAM||$9,830,438|
|Purdue University||2012||Education, Department Of||GRANT PROGRAM||$9,622,182|
|Purdue University||2012||Education, Department Of||DL BASE RECORD 2012-2013||$9,568,598|
|Purdue University||2011||Education, Department Of||GRANT PROGRAM||$9,545,659|
|Purdue University||2012||Education, Department Of||GRANT PROGRAM||$9,491,351|
|Purdue University||2012||Education, Department Of||GRANT PROGRAM||$9,450,445|
|Purdue University||2011||National Science Foundation||NEES Operations||$9,000,000|
Advisory Committees207 people on 49 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Purdue University" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle National Science Foundation 194 people on 33 committees
- Toggle Department of Defense 4 people on 5 committees
- Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 4 people on 3 committees
- Toggle Department of Energy 2 people on 2 committees
- Toggle National Endowment for the Humanities 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Agency for International Development 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Agriculture 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Homeland Security 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of the Interior 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Environmental Protection Agency 1 person on 1 committee