Weinberg chooses new interim dean, continues search

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

July 18, 2014
Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Science & Technology

Chemistry Prof. Mark Ratner will serve as the interim dean of the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences for the 2014-15 academic year, Provost Daniel Linzer announced Thursday. Ratner will assume the role on Aug. 1, succeeding... Read more »

Northwestern hosting 25 young African leaders as part of Obama initiative

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

July 15, 2014
Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Career, Events, Latest Stories

Representatives from more than 20 African countries are at Northwestern for six weeks this summer as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative, a program created by the Obama administration that looks to identify future leaders... Read more »

Nimalan Chinniah selected as Northwestern's executive vice president

Tyler Pager, Assistant Summer Editor

July 7, 2014
Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Nimalan Chinniah has been named Northwestern’s executive vice president, the University announced Monday. He will succeed Eugene Sunshine (Weinberg '71) who is retiring after 17 years at NU. (... Read more »

Updated: Ludlow will not join Rutgers' faculty

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

July 2, 2014
Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow will not join the faculty at Rutgers for the coming academic year, the school said Wednesday.... Read more »

Northwestern responds to amended Title IX complaint, denies violations

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

June 25, 2014
Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern denied the allegations of discrimination and retaliation in a rising Medill senior’s Title IX lawsuit when it responded to her amended complaint last week. (... Read more »

Survey looks to gather information on students' experiences with hazing

Marissa Mizroch, Reporter

June 22, 2014
Filed under Administration, Campus

The Division of Student Affairs sent out a survey Spring Quarter in an effort to gather information about students’ experiences with hazing as part of a larger push to improve campus life at Northwestern. “We really wanted... Read more »

Ludlow sues Northwestern for gender discrimination, defamation

Sophia Bollag, Assistant Summer Editor

June 19, 2014
Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow is suing Northwestern and top University officials for defamation, gender discrimination and invasion of privacy. The University acted “with malice and with reckless indifference” toward Ludlow’s... Read more »

Director of fraternity and sorority life to leave Northwestern

Hayley Glatter, Reporter

June 17, 2014
Filed under Administration, Campus, Greek

Northwestern's director of fraternity and sorority life is leaving to assume a position at American University beginning July 1. Dominic Greene will take over as director of student activities at AU. Since starting his position... Read more »