The Daily Northwestern

Medill dean wins journalism educator award

Chris Meyer and Chris Meyer

March 25, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

The Scripps Howard Foundation named John Lavine - Northwestern's dean of the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications - the Journalism and Mass Communicaton Administrator of the Year earlier thi...

Northwestern’s University Library continues to digitize collection

Paulina Firozi

February 28, 2012

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus (Archived)

Following a national trend of scanning texts into digital formats at university libraries, Northwestern's library has been working over the past few years to implement similar initiatives. What began as an effort by the Libra...

Tribune reports Illinois state politicians influenced flagship state school’s admissions

Stephanie Haines

February 27, 2012

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus (Archived)

After three years of investigation, The Chicago Tribune published evidence Saturday that Illinois state politicians influenced admissions at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for prospective students with relatives co...

SOFO looking to update current accounting system

Kelly Hwu

February 21, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern's Student Organization Finance Office has taken the initial steps to find possible options for a new accounting system, said Norris University Center Cash Operations Manager Frank Zambrano. "We've had this accountin...

Northwestern donations stay constant in last year as colleges across U.S. see rise

Vasiliki Mitrakos

February 18, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Although Northwestern did not experience a significant increase in donations this year, newly released data shows NU continues to bounce back from a poor economy. Colleges and universities saw an increase of 8.2 percent in donati...

Northwestern dance groups express dismay at Patten “blue room” conversion

Joseph Diebold

February 18, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Greek

According to representatives from Northwestern's dance and athletic departments, the Department of Athletics and Recreation plans to convert a dance studio in Patten Gym into a locker room for the women's lacrosse team. The studio, k...

University official warns former Lodge brothers to stop functioning as fraternity

Michele Corriston

February 15, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Greek

A University official sent an email Friday to former members of Northwestern's chapter of Chi Psi warning them to stop "functioning as a fraternal organization" or risk University and National Chi Psi sanction. Jim Neumeiste...

Northwestern to decrease acceptances for incoming freshmen

Ally Mutnick

February 14, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Greek

Northwestern will offer fewer acceptance letters to the Class of 2016 in an attempt to both lower class size and increase the number of students who can transfer to NU, according to Associate Provost Michael Mills. NU has decre...

Northwestern Alumni Association names new director

Meghan Morris

February 13, 2012

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus (Archived)

After an extensive national search, the Northwestern Alumni Association named Joan Etten Krall (Communication ‘79) as its new executive director. Etten Krall, who holds an RTVF and speech education double undergraduate degree...

Northwestern diversity roundtable brings dialogue, discomfort

Joseph Diebold

February 11, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern president Morton Schapiro and three other top administrators led a panel discussion on Sunday about improving cultural education and safety at NU. The discussion continued for more than three hours. About 250 students att...

Northwestern students, administration discuss issues at first Special Interest Roundtable

Jessica Floum

February 7, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Greek

Vice President of Student Affairs Patricia Telles-Irvin met with 12 students Thursday at the first-ever Special Interest Roundtable, an event hosted by the Northwestern Associated Student Government and mediated by ASG President Aus...