Curriculum Vitae for Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr.

View vitae as pdf
Access Acrobat Reader

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, JD, 1979
  • Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, AB, 1971

Professional Experience

  • Purdue University, President, 2013-present
  • State of Indiana, Governor, 2005-2013
  • President George W. Bush's Cabinet, 2001-2003 
    • Director of the Office of Management and Budget
  • Eli Lilly and Company, 1990-2000
    • Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Policy, 1997-2000
    • President of North American Pharmaceutical Operations, 1993-1997
    • Vice President of Corporate Affairs, 1990-1993
  • The Hudson Institute, 1987-1990
    • Chief Executive Officer
  • Baker & Daniels LLP, 1987-1990
    • Of Counsel
  • President Ronald Reagan's White House Staff, 1984-1987
    • Assistant to the President for Political and Intergovernmental Affairs
  • National Republican Senatorial Committee, 1983-1984
    • Executive Director
  • U.S. Senator Richard Lugar's Senate Staff, 1977-1982
    • Chief of Staff
  • U.S. Senate Candidate Richard Lugar, 1976
    • Campaign Manager
  • Indianapolis Mayor's Office, 1971-1975
    • Administrative Assistant to Mayor Richard Lugar

Public Service

  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Commission to Build a Healthier America, 2013-2014
  • National Research Council, Committee on Human Spaceflight, Co-Chair, February 2013-2014
  • The Trilateral Commission, Member, January 2014-December 2020
  • Commission on Presidential Debates, Board of Directors, 2014-2016
  • Council on Foreign Relations, Task Force on Noncommunicable Diseases, Co-Chair, January 2014-present
  • Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, Co-Chair, July 2015-present
  • Urban Institute, Trustee, September 2015-present
  • Aspen Institute, Aspen Prize Judge, 2015, 2017
  • Aspen Institute Initiative on the Future of Work, Co-Chair, 2015-present
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education, Board Member, November 2015-present

Corporate Boards

  • Cerner Health Ventures, Board of Directors, January 2014-present
  • Hulman & Company, Board of Directors, 2014-present
  • Interactive Intelligence, Board of Directors, 2015-present
  • Norfolk Southern, Board of Directors, November 2016-present

Awards and Recognition (Partial List)

2019

  • Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2018

2017

  • Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star, Government of Japan, given “in recognition of his significant contributions to the strengthening of economic relations and mutual understanding between Japan and the United States.”

2016

  • Living Legend, Indiana Historical Society, awarded to "extraordinary Hoosiers for their contributions in Indiana and nationwide"
  • The American Road and Transportation Builders Association, P3 Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Overall P3 Champion, Performance Based Building Coalition InfraAmericas Conference
  • American Liberty Award, The London Center for Policy Research

2015

  • World's Greatest Leaders, Fortune Magazine, one of 50 leaders recognized for their vision, effectiveness, commitment and courage to pioneer
  • Savas Award for Public-Private Partnerships, Reason Foundation, awarded annually to honor those who "improved the cost-effective provision of public services through partnerships with private organizations"

2014

  • 2014 Senator Orrin Hatch Award for Advancing Healthy Aging, Alliance for Aging Research, given to individuals who have made significant contributions to health care throughout their career

2013

2012

  • Excellence in Government Award, Warsaw Chamber of Commerce
  • Distinguished Service Award, The Bowen Center for Public Affairs, presented at the center's annual Institute on Political Participation
  • Alexander Hamilton Award, Manhattan Institute
  • Theodore Roosevelt Award, Indiana Wildlife Federation
  • Legislator of the Year, Indiana Bowhunter Association
  • Foundation for Excellence in Education Achievement Award
  • International Motorsports Industry Show Achievement Award, presented by Tony Stewart
  • Orr-O'Bannon Lifetime Achievement Award, Indiana Economic Development Association

2011

  • Inaugural State and Local Fiscy Award, presented for leadership and commitment to responsible financial stewardship by the non-partisan Fiscy Awards Committee.
  • Meritorious Service Award, Indiana Pork, given to those whose long-term efforts on behalf of the pork industry are exemplary
  • Ducks Unlimited Wetland Conservation Achievement Award
  • The Ronald Reagan Award, Harbour League
  • The Najeeb Halaby Award for Public Service, presented during the Arab American Institute’s Kahil Gibran “Spirit of Humanity” Awards Gala
  • The Real Leader Award, State Budget Solutions
  • The 2011 Friend of the Family Award, Indiana Family Institute
  • The Odyssey Award, Center for Medicine in the Public Interest
  • The 2011 Pathfinder Award, Indiana Sports Corporation
  • Named Policy Chairman, Republican Governor’s Association

2010

2009

  • The Champions of Diversity Award, fourth annual Indianapolis Recorder and Indiana Minority Business Magazine Champions of Diversity Dinner and Awards Presentation
  • Inducted into Dads Inc.'s Fatherhood Hall of Fame
  • Silver Beaver Award, Boy Scouts Crossroads of America Council

2008

  • Times Partners in Progress Award, Business and Industry Hall of Fame awards, presented by the Times of Northwest Indiana
  • True Champion for Children Award, Prevent Child Abuse Indiana and The Villages, presented in recognition of steadfast dedication to improving the lives of Indiana’s vulnerable children
  • Selected for an award from Prevent Child Abuse America/Healthy Families America recognizing commitment to families and children
  • The inaugural David R. Jones Lifetime Achievement Award at the Fund for American Studies Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. The award was created to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the ideas of freedom.
  • The sole Red Coat recipient for the 2008 Mad Anthony's Charity Classic for Children
  • Urban Innovator Award, the Manhattan Institute's Center for Civic Innovation
  • Public Official of the Year, Governing magazine

2007

  • Honorary "Aggie" Award, the Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association
  • 2007 Commissioner's Award, the Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, presented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports medallion
  • Elected to The Indiana Academy, which recognizes those who have "distinguished themselves in the advance of science, the arts, literature, culture, or scholarship and/or in service to or the philanthropic support of higher education in Indiana."
  • Excellence in American Agriculture Award, the Center for Food Integrity 2007 Summit, for commitment to the agricultural industry
  • Annie Casey Foundation Award, recognizing unwavering commitment to Indiana families and children

2006

  • Public Official of the Year, Association of Defense Communities, for leadership in saving Indiana's defense assets
  • Honorary Life Membership, Indiana State Rifle & Pistol Association
  • Honorary American Degree, FFA
  • Government Leader of the Year, Indiana Chamber of Commerce
  • Public Official of the Year, American Council of Engineering Companies of Indiana
  • National Council for Public-Private Partnerships' Leadership Award
  • Outstanding Achievement Award and Project of the Year for Major Moves, American Road & Transportation Builders Association
  • President's Award, Wellness Council of Indiana

Commencement Addresses

Honorary Degrees

  • University of Indianapolis, honorary Doctor of Laws, 1996
  • Anderson University, honorary Doctor of Laws, 1996
  • Marian College, honorary Doctor of Public Service, 2002
  • Vincennes University, honorary Doctorate of Laws, 2006
  • Butler University, honorary Doctor of Laws, 2009
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, 2009
  • Franklin College, honorary Doctorate of Laws, 2010
  • Wabash College, honorary Doctor of Laws, 2011
  • Bellarmine University, honorary Juris Doctorate, 2012

Books

Major Speeches (Recent)

Congressional Testimony

Columns and Articles (Recent; partial list)

President Daniels became a regular Washington Post contributor in 2017. His columns can be found here

2016

2015

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

  • 'Profit,' 'private' aren’t dirty words; Unhinging bureaucracy helps taxpayers, Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, January 2, 2007
  • Taxpayers benefit when government contracts with private businesses, The Times of Northwest Indiana, January 2, 2007
  • FSSA contract with IBM is obvious answer to obvious need, South Bend Tribune, January 3, 2007
  • Creating welfare system that benefits taxpayers, Indianapolis Star, January 7, 2007

2006

  • For Whom the Road Tolls, New York Times, May 27, 2006
  • One State's Key to Efficiency: Private Sector, Investor's Business Daily, August 15, 2006
  • Connector concept deserves consideration, Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, November 24, 2006
  • New ideas keep state moving forward, Indianapolis Star, November 26, 2006

2005

  • 'Major moves' would benefit all Hoosiers, South Bend Tribune, December 6, 2005
  • 'Major moves' would help entire state. Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, December 16, 2005

2004

  • Change leaders to reach potential — Mitch Daniels: Republican, Indianapolis Star, September 26, 2004
TLC官网