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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Greg Berlanti, School of Communication Dean Barbara O’Keefe and professor emeritus David Downs. Berlanti’s foundation has endowed School of Communication with $2 million to establish a new professorship.

New alum-endowed professorship expands dramatic writing program, emphasizes diversity

January 8, 2020

A $2 million donation from the foundation of producer and Northwestern alum Greg Berlanti (Communication ‘94) will establish a new RTVF professorship intended to expand the writing program and emphasize...

Search for next School of Communication dean begins

October 15, 2019

A search committee has been formed to find the next dean of the School of Communication, a Northwestern news release announced Tuesday. After serving 20 years in the position, Dean Barbara O’Keefe...

School of Communication Dean Barbara O’Keefe to step down in 2020

School of Communication Dean Barbara O’Keefe to step down in 2020

August 14, 2019

After 20 years as dean of the School of Communication, Barbara O’Keefe will step down from the position in 2020, according to a Northwestern news release. O’Keefe will continue in her role, which...

Top administrators have been willing to share details about their handling of the budget deficit, yet deans and department leaders have shown greater reluctance to divulge information.

Budget cuts are made at the bottom, but the message is crafted up top

November 30, 2018

To top administrators and undergraduate students alike, the budget deficit was a surprise. When Provost Jonathan Holloway informed Faculty Senate of the budget shortfall in January, some senators were...

Annie May Swift Hall, home to the Radio, Television and Film department. David Tolchinsky’s term as RTVF department chair will end in September and associate chair Zayd Dohrn will succeed him.

RTVF department chair David Tolchinsky to end term after serving in position for 10 years

June 1, 2018

David Tolchinsky’s term as department chair of the Department of Radio, Television and Film will come to an end this September, the School of Communication announced to faculty in a Wednesday email. RTVF...

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