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Three new members elected to NU Board of Trustees

Ally Mauch, Assistant Campus Editor

October 17, 2017

Filed under Administration, Campus

Three new members have been elected to the Board of Trustees, the University announced in a news release Monday. Fernando Chico (Kellogg ’76), Lynn Hopton Davis (Weinberg ’82, Kellogg ’86) and Jianming Yu (Kellogg ’00)...

Editorial: Evans’ name should be removed from campus buildings

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

October 3, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Latest Stories, Opinion

Northwestern’s difficulties with inclusivity are well documented and continue today. But nowhere does the past permeate into the present more than in the University’s inability to foster a fully inclusive environment for its...

Letter to the Editor: Board of Trustees chairman brings heavy baggage

September 18, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

If politicians make strange bedfellows, academic administrators make even stranger ones. The unlikely partnership between University President Morton Schapiro and newly elected Board of Trustees Chairman J. Landis Martin is a good example. Schapiro condemned President Donald Tr...

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...

Board of Trustees approves advisory committee for responsible investment

Fathma Rahman, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 26, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The Board of Trustees approved the establishment of a socially responsible investment committee on Friday, which will include students, to advise the Investment Committee on investments concerns regarding social, environmenta...

National leaders in aerospace, investment among those appointed to Northwestern Board of Trustees

David Fishman, Assistant Summer Editor

August 18, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The world’s 76th most powerful woman, the former CEO of a major American conglomerate and the president of a Chinese-based auto-parts behemoth are among six new members of the Northwestern University Board of Trustees, the University...

Northwestern to create socially responsible investment committee

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

March 9, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern will create a committee on socially responsible investment to advise NU’s president and chief investment officer on issues related to the University’s investment activities. The committee will include alumni,...

Students demand divestment from coal

Isabella Jiao, Reporter

November 22, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Events, Science & Technology, Student Groups

Chanting slogans such as "Not another Harvard, our leadership is smarter,” a group of students led by Fossil Free Northwestern marched through campus to attract the Board of Trustees’ attention, demanding the University withdraw...