Purdue Trustees recognize donors, approve Gateway II facility name
The board approved resolutions of appreciation for: Robert Buckman and Joyce Mollerup, to support the College of Engineering; Catherine and Jay Clements, to support the School of Industrial Engineering and the College of Veterinary Medicine; Peter and Ann Lambertus, to support the College of Engineering; and Richard and Jill Piasecki, to support the College of Engineering, the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research, and Purdue Polytechnic Institute.
In recognizing these donors, Trustees further approved the naming of the Robert H. Buckman College of Engineering Online Education Program and of Lambertus Hall, the approximately 110,000-square-foot new facility currently known as the Gateway II facility bordering the west side of Knoy Hall. Buckman graduated from the Davidson School of Chemical Engineering with a bachelor’s degree in 1959. Peter Lambertus is a 1967 electrical engineering graduate and received the Distinguished Engineering Alumni/Alumnae Award in 2020.