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Mitch Daniels and Purdue University Tuition Freeze

http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/story/34956963/purdue-tuition-freeze-remains

"Purdue University's streak of flat tuition will continue for another year. President Mitch Daniels has announced tuition at Purdue will remain at 2012 levels through the 2018-2019 academic year.

This is the sixth consecutive year tuition has remained flat at Purdue. The university says the extension ensures that four graduating classes will have gone through Purdue without experiencing a tuition increase. Additionally, Daniels announced a 2.5 percent merit raise pool for employees this year."



So how is Mitch Daniels doing at Purdue? How is this happening? I think part of it is an increase in state appropriations after a long series of reductions, but I have not found really good numbers (the method or reporting the budget changed from 2012 to now). Is what he doing applicable to other institutions?

Chimps beat up, murder and then cannibalise their former tyrant

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https://www.newscientist.com/article/2119677-chimps-beat-up-murder-and-then-cannibalise-their-former-tyrant/

Thirteen years ago, Foudouko reigned over one of the chimp clans at the Fongoli study site, part of the Fongoli Savanna Chimpanzee Project. As alpha male, he was “somewhat of a tyrant”, Pruetz says.

Early one morning, Pruetz and her team heard loud screams and hoots from the chimps’ nearby sleep nest. At dawn, they found Foudouko dead, bleeding profusely from a bite to his right foot. He also had a large gash in his back and a ripped anus. Later he was found to have cracked ribs. Pruetz says Foudouko probably died of internal injuries or bled out from his foot wound.

Foudouko also had wounds on his fingers. These were likely to have been caused by chimps clamping them in their teeth to stretch his arms out and hold him down during the attack, says Pruetz.

After his death, the gang continued to abuse Foudouko’s body, throwing rocks and poking it with sticks, breaking its limbs, biting it and eventually eating some of the flesh.

General Flynn as Grima Wormtongue from Lord of the Rings

Any takers?

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