Purdue University Northwest is a comprehensive regional university with two campuses located in northwest Indiana, near Chicago and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
Campus Liason: Andrew J. Pettee
Director of Student Assistance, Leadership and Conduct
Andrew Pettee holds a Masters Degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs, with an emphasis in Leadership from Eastern Michigan University, and Bachelors degree in Psychology also from Eastern Michigan University. He currently serves as the Director of Student Assistance, Leadership and Conduct, and Deputy Title IX Coordinator at Purdue University Northwest. Previously, Andy served as the Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Throughout his career he has been on multiple Bystander Intervention Implementation teams, served on Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Teams, and most recently oversaw the development of a Student Advocate Program at Purdue University Northwest to assist students who are survivors of incidents related to power based personal violence. Andy is certified by the Office of Victims of Crime as Sexual Assault Advocate, and is a level three certified sexual assault investigator by the Association of Title IX Administrators.
Campus Liason: Jennie Pruitt
Assistant Director of Student Support and Advocacy
In 1993, Jennie received her Bachelors of Science degree from Purdue University Calumet in Restaurant and Hotel Management. Since 2007 she has worked in the Office of the Dean of Students in various positions. Her current role is the Assistant Director of Student Support and Advocacy and the Student Advocate. Her role focuses on helping an guiding students through university policies, and assisting students with problems and concerns.