The Daily Northwestern

Eikenberry to speak at Buffett Institute event later this month

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

May 20, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry will speak at Northwestern on May 31 at an event hosted by the Buffett Institute for Global Studies in recognition of Military Appreciation Month. Titled “America and...

Karl Eikenberry will not step in as executive director of Buffett Institute

Tyler Pager and Julia Jacobs

April 14, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Karl Eikenberry will no longer serve as executive director of the Buffett Institute, Provost Dan Linzer announced Thursday in an email to Buffett faculty. Northwestern announced last fall that Eikenberry was selected from...

University creates diversity-focused grant, award

Shane McKeon, Campus Editor

April 11, 2016

Filed under Campus

Northwestern has created two new programs to promote diversity at the University, offering faculty thousands of dollars in awards and grants. A grant program will offer funding expected to range from $2,000 to $25,000 for propos...

Faculty members split over Karl Eikenberry’s appointment at Buffett Institute

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

March 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Faculty members discussed Wednesday regarding the appointment of Karl Eikenberry as the first-ever executive director of the Buffett Institute for Global Studies. Eikenberry, a former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, was na...

Northwestern renews contract for Qatar campus through 2027-28 academic year

Fathma Rahman, Reporter

February 24, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern will maintain its Qatar campus for an additional 10 years after extending its agreement with the Qatar Foundation through the 2027-28 academic year. In 2006, the Qatar Foundation invited Northwestern to open a campus ...

Civil liberties group names Northwestern one of the 10 worst schools for free speech

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 17, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

Northwestern was named one of the 10 worst schools for free speech in a ranking released Wednesday by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. This is NU’s first year on the annual list, which Peter Bonilla, direct...

Letter to the Editor: Schapiro, Linzer strongly back Karl Eikenberry’s appointment as executive director of Buffett Institute

Morton Schapiro and Dan Linzer

February 10, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The Daily Northwestern yesterday published a letter to the editor by a group of faculty regarding the appointment of Karl Eikenberry as executive director of the Buffett Institute for Global Studies. As we have communicated previously to faculty m...

Northwestern joins University of Pennsylvania in program to increase number of Latino professors

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

January 29, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty

Northwestern is joining a new University of Pennsylvania program to increase the number of Latino professors in the humanities. Pathways to the Professoriate, a program launched by the Center for Minority Serving Institutions at ...