February 7, 2023

Young Announces State of the Union Guest: Purdue President Dr. Mung Chiang

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) announced that Purdue University President Dr. Mung Chiang will attend tonight’s State of the Union address as his guest.

 On January 1, 2023, Dr. Chiang became the thirteenth President of Purdue University. He previously served as the Executive Vice President for Strategic Initiatives at Purdue and the John A. Edwardson Dean of the College of Engineering. Dr. Chiang also previously served as the Science and Technology Adviser to the U.S. Secretary of State.

“I’m excited to have Dr. Chiang join me tonight. Dr. Chiang was an early supporter of the Endless Frontier legislation that became the CHIPS and Science Act, and Purdue University will be an instrumental partner in the implementation of key education and research components of the new law,” Senator Young said.