Director of External Relations and Communications
B.A., Mass Communication, Purdue University, 1981
Tim oversees the external presence of the Krannert School, including publications, Web site, alumni relations, media relations and special events. He has been with Purdue since 1989, serving as the director of communications for the Purdue Alumni Association and as an editor for the Purdue News Service.
In addition to his duties at Krannert, Tim is also the play-by-play announcer for Purdue football and women's basketball on the Learfield Purdue Sports Network, and hosts radio shows with coaches Jeff Brohm and Sharon Versyp.
Purdue AD and former student-athletes take the stage at Krannert's Leadership Speakers Series
Purdue University’s Mike Bobinski and a trio of championship-winning Boilermaker alumni shared the spotlight at the Krannert School of Management’s 18th annual Leadership Speakers Series on Oct. 11 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis. Taking “A Night of Champions” as its theme, the event featured a discussion with Bobinski, Purdue’s vice president and director of Intercollegiate Athletics; Ukari Figgs, a mechanical engineer and member of the Boilermakers’ 1999 NCAA women’s basketball championship team and former WNBA champions the Los Angeles Sparks; former Purdue men’s basketball All-American and current ESPN broadcaster Robbie Hummel; and former Purdue men’s football player Matt Light, who won three Super Bowls with the New England Patriots.
- Calling the Shots: The Tim Newton Management Leadership Scholarship
In summer 2015, the temporarily tongue-tied veteran communicator and broadcaster learned that Krannert’s 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award winner, John Hoffner (BSIM ’70), had established the Tim Newton Management Leadership Scholarship in his honor.
Office: KCTR 223