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How to Get Involved

Students on our campus today need role models and mentors who can teach and inspire them to reach their full potential. Your return to campus can be more than nostalgia. It can be an opportunity to share your expertise and vision with the leaders of tomorrow.

  1. Join the Krannert Network and update your profile to indicate which programs you’d like to be involved with.
  2. Have specific questions? Reach out to Krannert’s Director of Alumni Relations, Amber Perkins, directly at

Toast to Herman Krannert

On May 11, 1964, the development program of the Krannert Graduate School was making great strides. As the noted industrialist Herman C. Krannert spoke in Purdue's Memorial Union, the audience could look across the street and see a new structure taking shape, what would become the Krannert Building. The topic of Herman C. Krannert's lecture that day was "Time."