WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Purdue alumnus Jim Gilligan is set to compete on Alex Trebek's final episode of 'Jeopardy!'
Gilligan graduated from the university in 2015. He now spends his time as a professor at San Francisco State University.
The Purdue graduate will share the episode with host Alex Trebek who passed away from his battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 80 years old.
To celebrate Trebek's legacy and Gilligan's appearance on the show, Purdue University is hosting a virtual watch party.
The school is hosting the Zoom party on Friday, January 8.
You can RSVP by reaching out to EDUDEVELOPMENT@PRF.ORG.
Friday's episode airs at 7:30 p.m. right here on WLFI.