Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor
Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories
SESP Prof. Penelope Peterson will retire from her position as dean of the School of Education and Social Policy at the end of August 2017, Provost Dan Linzer announced.
Peterson, who has served as dean of SESP since 1997, is the long...
Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion
The undersigned 46 Northwestern faculty urge University President Morton Schapiro and Provost Daniel Linzer to withdraw the appointment of retired Lt. Gen. and former ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry as executive directo...
Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor
Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories
Dave Linhardt never made it to teach the third meeting of his Principles of Entrepreneurship class.
On Jan. 12 and Jan. 14 — only the second week of the quarter — Linhardt, who was an adjunct professor, sent two emails,...
Erica Snow, Reporter
Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories
Students and faculty remain divided about the new quarter system timeline recommended by a task force’s findings released on Tuesday.
The “10-5-5-10” calendar, which would split Winter Quarter into two five-week sessions...
Alice Yin, Managing Editor
Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories
A task force studying the undergraduate academic experience has proposed Northwestern begin the academic year five weeks earlier, while still maintaining the quarter system.
Christened the “10-5-5-10” calendar, NU would...
Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor
Filed under Campus
Former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry was named the inaugural executive director of the Buffett Institute for Global Studies.
Eikenberry, a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, Harvard University and Stanford...