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Letter to the Editor: Disclose and divest NU’s firearms funding

February 23, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

Three student movements have focused on Northwestern’s endowment investments: Fossil Free NU, Unshackle NU and NU Divest. It's time to add a fourth: Divest Firearms Funding. Gun makers fuel the National Rifle Association's...

Letter to the Editor: Northwestern’s actions are not living up to its values

December 8, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

In my five years as a graduate student at Northwestern, I’ve noticed a pattern in the University’s behavior. NU is fond of portraying itself as a progressive and totally inclusive environment for scholarship; however, its...

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...