Purdue University alumnus John Krenicki Jr. and his wife, Donna, have donated $5 million to the business analytics center in the Krannert School of Management. Plans to rename the Business and Information Analytics Center to the John and Donna Krenicki Center for Business Analytics and Machine Learning are pending the university’s Board of Trustees approval.
The center offers support for research, student-led consulting projects, conferences and competitions.
“Our center connects businesses with Purdue researchers to find answers to data-driven business challenges,” said Karthik Kannan, director of the center, in a news release. “We team faculty and graduate students from science, engineering, agriculture and management to utilize business data analytics to solve deep specialized problems.