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Northwestern emphasizes use of holistic admissions process in wake of federal Affirmative Action scrutiny

Julia Esparza, Reporter

August 8, 2017

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

In light of the Trump administration announcing its intent to re-examine Affirmative Action, Northwestern is upholding its commitment to using a “holistic process” in admissions decisions. According to a report by The New York Times,...

University ‘looking into’ student connected to racial slur sent via Tinder message

Ben Pope, Summer Editor

June 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories

Northwestern is looking into an incident in which a student appeared to send a racial slur via a Tinder message to a Dartmouth College student last week, University spokesman Al Cubbage told The Daily. According to a photo circulate...

Northwestern Board of Trustees elects J. Landis Martin as new chairman

Ben Pope, Summer Editor

June 13, 2017

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

J. Landis Martin (Kellogg ‘68, JD ‘73) will take over as chair of the Northwestern University Board of Trustees in September, the University announced Tuesday in a news release. Martin was elected to the position by the bo...

Northwestern’s incoming first-year class sets new benchmarks for Pell Grant recipients, CPS graduates

Allyson Chiu, Campus Editor

June 2, 2017

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern’s incoming first-year class has both the largest number of Pell Grant-eligible students and a record number of Chicago Public Schools graduates, University administrators said. The University currently has received...