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More than 750 sign petition to make Northwestern a ‘sanctuary’ for undocumented people

Mariana Alfaro, Web Editor

November 15, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

A petition asking University President Morton Schapiro and other administrators to declare Northwestern a "sanctuary" for undocumented students, workers and their families in reaction to President-elect Donald Trump’s election ...

Administrators, faculty reach out to students after stunning election

Allyson Chiu and Yvonne Kim

November 10, 2016

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Events, Faculty, Latest Stories

In the wake of Tuesday’s unexpected election results, the University is taking measures to accommodate students’ needs by offering “healing spaces” and academic flexibility. “Partisan, inflammatory statements unfortunately seem to b...

Task force recommends Northwestern open up to 3 new international campuses

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 5, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

A University task force recommended Northwestern open up to three new campuses around the world over the next five years. The Global Strategy Task Force, formed by Provost Dan Linzer in May 2015, released a report Friday outlining...

New University committee aims to help student veterans

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

November 3, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

The University created a new committee that will make recommendations to improve support for student veterans. Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president of student affairs, told The Daily in an email that the committee was recently...

University forms committee aiming to improve support for transgender students

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 1, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories

Administrators have approved a committee to work toward improving support for transgender students at Northwestern, a University official said. Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president for student affairs, told The Daily that...

Northwestern law increases fundraising goal to $250 million

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

October 24, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

The Pritzker School of Law upped its fundraising goal to $250 million after surpassing its initial target of $150 million, the University announced. The school’s “Motion to Lead” campaign was launched in September 2014...