Edelman ’82 named Purdue Research Foundation CFO

Brian speaking on campus in 2013.

Brian Edelman ’82 speaking on campus in 2013.

Purdue University announces that Brian E. Edelman ’82 has been named Purdue Research Foundation’s Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Click here for the news release.  Brian came to Purdue with more than 30 years of leadership and finance expertise. While at Eli Lilly and Co., Edelman served as the vice president of corporate finance and investment banking, and was responsible for closing more than $20 billion in transactions including divestitures, buy-side auctions, joint ventures, in-licensing and cross-border transactions. He also was responsible for the company’s finance, treasury, corporate strategy, business development and research laboratories strategy.

Congratulations, Brian!

Stone ’91 author of WWI Russian history

david stone photoProf. David R. Stone ’91 is the Richard A. and Greta Bauer Pickett chair for exceptional faculty, Professor of military history, and Director, Institute for Military History and 20th Century Studies at Kansas State University.  He specializes in Russia and the Soviet Union, South Asia and military history. His new book, “The Russian Army in the Great War,” traces the neglected military history of the Eastern Front in World War I.

After majoring in History and Mathematics at Wabash, he earned a doctorate in history from Yale University

Congratulations, Dave!


David Stone Book  2015



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