The Daily Northwestern

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...

Non-tenure track faculty at Northwestern join Service Employees International Union following election

Ally Mauch, Reporter

May 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Part-time and full-time non-tenure track faculty at Northwestern have joined the Service Employees International Union, nearly one year after faculty members filed for a union election, according to a news release from the SEIU. The union election was held last summer, but due to legal complications, the final valid ballots were not counted until...

Hiken: Northwestern’s decreasing acceptance rate is not ‘great’

Asa Hiken, Op-Ed Contributor

April 4, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

A few days ago, The Daily Northwestern published an article regarding the recent drop in the undergraduate acceptance rate, from 10.7 percent to 9 percent. Included in this article was a statement by University spokesman Al Cubbage o...

Northwestern establishes partnership with CPS high school

Jake Holland, Assistant Campus Editor

January 23, 2017

Filed under Campus, Education, Latest Stories

Northwestern will establish a partnership with Lake View High School, which is within the Chicago Public Schools system, to bolster the school’s STEM program, the University announced Friday. University spokesman Al Cubbage said Northwestern faculty will be working with the University’s Sci...