Purdue University is a public land-grant research university in West Lafayette, Indiana , and the flagship campus of the Purdue University system. The main campus in West Lafayette offers more than majors for undergraduates, over 69 masters and doctoral programs, and professional degrees in pharmacy and veterinary medicine. In addition, Purdue has 18 intercollegiate sports teams and more than student organizations. Purdue is a member of the Big Ten Conference and enrolls the second largest student body of any university in Indiana, as well as the fourth largest foreign student population of any university in the United States. Purdue University is a member of the Association of American Universities and is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities — Very high research activity". In , the Indiana General Assembly voted to take advantage of the Morrill Land-Grant Colleges Act of and began plans to establish an institution with a focus on agriculture and engineering.
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Roxane Gay born October 15,   is an American writer, professor, editor, and social commentator. Gay is the author of The New York Times best-selling essay collection Bad Feminist , as well as the short story collection Ayiti , the novel An Untamed State , the short story collection Difficult Women , and the memoir Hunger Gay was an assistant professor at Eastern Illinois University for four years before joining Purdue University as an associate professor of English. In , she left Purdue to become a visiting professor at Yale University. Gay was born in Omaha, Nebraska ,  to parents of Haitian descent. Gay began her undergraduate studies at Yale University , but dropped out in her junior year to pursue a relationship in Arizona.
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A group of nearly half the state attorneys general said it was disappointed in the plan Purdue filed late Monday night in federal bankruptcy court and some said they would seek changes. The lukewarm reaction from them and others raised doubts about how soon the company could emerge from bankruptcy and begin to compensate victims. A new public health-oriented arm of the transformed company would produce addiction treatment and overdose antidote drugs, and a trove of company documents would be made public. Most of the money would go to trusts that would distribute it to state and local governments.