Professor Gilligan to Compete on 'Jeopardy!'

Friday, January 08, 2021

WLFI-CHANNEL 8 (WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA) -- 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.