The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern to form second John Evans committee

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 1, 2013

On the heels of an open forum on the role of Northwestern founder John Evans in the Sand Creek Massacre, the University announced Friday it is fast-tracking the creation of a second committee on the issue. The first John Evans...

Northwestern committee to investigate Evans’ role in Sand Creek Massacre

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

February 14, 2013

After student petitioning and meetings with administrators this quarter, Northwestern officials announced Thursday the formation of a committee to investigate the role of University founder John Evans in the late-1800s killing...

Northwestern students seek creation of Native American studies program

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

January 8, 2013

As Northwestern prepares to celebrate Founder’s Day later this month, some students are calling on school officials to also recognize the violent history of John Evans, one of the University’s primary founders. This week,...