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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

Endowments: What are they good for?

Endowments: What are they good for?

June 14, 2020

At its founding in 1851, Northwestern’s Charter created a corporation and a Board of Trustees authorized to “acquire, hold and convey property” so that Trustees, guided by prudence and a desire to...

University President Morton Schapiro speaks at an event in September 2016. Schapiro penned an op-ed with Barry Glassner that stressed the importance of encouraging interdisciplinary education and creative thinking.

Schapiro co-authors op-ed stressing importance of interdisciplinary education

March 5, 2018

In a Sunday op-ed for The Chronicle of Higher Education, University President Morton Schapiro defended the need for both technical and cultural courses in preparing students for the modern world. Schapiro,...

University President Morton Schapiro addresses new students in September. In 2014, Schapiros annual salary was $2.35 million, according to a report from the Chronicle of Higher Education.

University President Morton Schapiro among nation’s highest-paid college presidents

December 9, 2016

University President Morton Schapiro ranked sixth in a national list of highest paid presidents at private and public colleges, according to data released Sunday by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Using...

Office of Fellowships appoints new director as inaugural director retires

May 26, 2016

When Sara Anson Vaux, the director of the Office of Fellowships, hired Elizabeth Lewis Pardoe to the office roughly 10 years ago, Vaux knew Pardoe could one day be the office’s director. “I had...

Investigators find Prof. Laura Kipnis did not violate Title IX

June 6, 2015

Lawyers hired by Northwestern to investigate two complaints against Communication Prof. Laura Kipnis found last week she did not violate Title IX by writing an op-ed for The Chronicle of Higher Education,...

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