New student board to promote diversity among Northwestern student groups

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

November 24, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Student Government, Student Groups

A new board that will work with student groups to promote inclusivity is slated to begin in early March. Called the InclusionNU Funding Board, the group will consist of five undergraduate students and one adviser from the... Read more »

New music building to open for classes starting spring 2015

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

November 24, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty

The new Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music building will be ready to host classes during Spring Quarter 2015. Northwestern officials approved the building for classroom use earlier than originally expected, Bienen assistant... Read more »

Student Enrichment Services director plans for new role

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

November 24, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Kourtney Cockrell spent years helping to bridge the achievement gap between minority and non-minority students in Evanston schools. Now, she is bringing that experience to Northwestern to help support low-income and first-generation... Read more »

Panel discusses LGBT interests while studying abroad

Mariana Alfaro, Reporter

November 24, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Student Groups

When Communication senior Bea Cordelia Sullivan-Knoff studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, she learned about the extra precautions members of the LGBT community have to take while abroad. Sullivan-Knoff, who identifies... Read more »

University releases report on outreach, inclusion for Native Americans

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

November 17, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern's Native American Outreach and Inclusion Task Force released its... Read more »

University increases student involvement in search for new Weinberg dean

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 13, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern faculty and administrators are involving more students in the search for the next dean of the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences after students ... Read more »

Northwestern to undergo reaccreditation next year

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

October 31, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus

Northwestern is undertaking an institutional reaccreditation review this academic year that will conclude in a visit to the University in April 2015 by a seven-member evaluation team, the University announced Monday. The review... Read more »

Office of Services for Students with Disabilities now AccessibleNU, changes location

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

October 24, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty

The Office of Services for Students with Disabilities made several changes over the summer, including its name, location, website and email address. The office is now known as AccessibleNU, according to a University news... Read more »

Director of Risk Management retires after 16 years

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

October 21, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Director of Risk Management Christopher Johnson will be retiring from Northwestern on Dec. 5, said Ingrid Stafford, associate vice president and treasurer for Financial Operations, in an Oct. 17 email. Stafford... Read more »

President’s Office to fund DM registration fee ‘scholarships’

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

October 21, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Student Groups

University President Morton Schapiro's office will cover the $50 Dance Marathon registration fee for students who demonstrate financial need this year, the organization announced Monday. "This funding from the President's... Read more »