How Do Purdue Employees Feel About Their $500 Bonus? We Asked.

Feb 19, 2019

Roy Ellrich in his office at Elliott Hall.
Credit Emilie Syberg / WBAA

One day after Purdue President Mitch Daniels announced university employees earning $75,000 or less would receive a $500 dollar one-time bonus this spring, WBAA asked people across campus exactly how they felt about the extra money -- and how they'd spend it.  Listen to responses from six of those employees below. Some full names have been withheld at the request of the interviewee.

ROY ELLRICH: Building Services

 MATTHEW MCCLAIN: Building Services

  ABBY: marketing

  AUDREY: library assistant

  NAME WITHHELD: business assistant

DEBBIE BARABAS: assistant bursar