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Faculty Senate passes resolution recommending NU ombuds program deal with ‘systemic’ issues

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

March 2, 2017

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Faculty Senate passed a resolution Wednesday recommending the establishment of an ombuds program at Northwestern responsible for improving university services for students, faculty and staff. Presented by the Faculty Rights...

Faculty Senate endorses petition opposing Trump’s travel ban

Jonah Dylan, Assistant Campus Editor

February 3, 2017

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Faculty Senate endorsed a petition Wednesday opposing the executive order signed by President Donald Trump last week. The group Academics Against Immigration Executive Order created the petition, which had garnered more than...

Faculty consider new academic calendar proposals

Matthew Choi, Campus Editor

January 8, 2017

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In an effort to combat student stress and other concerns about the quarter system, several academic calendar changes were proposed at Faculty Senate last month. The Educational Affairs Committee proposed moving back start dates for the school year and lengthening breaks at the Dec. 7 Senate meeting. ...

Faculty Senate passes resolution on relationship with Northwestern administration

Leah Dunlevy, Reporter

December 12, 2016

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Faculty Senate passed a resolution Wednesday asking Northwestern administrators to work with the Senate and its committees instead of forming ad hoc task forces when seeking faculty input on issues. The resolution said that...

Student-run class notes service plans to begin selling textbook summaries

Kristina Karisch, Reporter

October 27, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

After its launch at the end of Spring Quarter, the student-run service NoteShark is considering shifting its main focus toward selling textbook summaries. NoteShark is meant to provide a service similar to SparkNotes, Medill...