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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Jennifer Cole speaks at Faculty Senate. Cole presented concerns regarding the newly-formed Bias Incident Response Team to the Senate.

Faculty Senate notebook: Faculty members consider change to academic freedom definition

May 9, 2019

Religious Studies Prof. and faculty handbook committee chair Richard Kieckhefer discussed proposals for altering the faculty handbook, including revisions to its definition of academic freedom. Kieckhefer...

Provost Jonathan Holloway. A motion requiring faculty to conduct due diligence before granting scholars or researchers official status passed unanimously at Faculty Senate’s Wednesday meeting.

Faculty Senate notebook: Scholar review policy passes; email policy draws concern

January 17, 2019

The first Faculty Senate of 2019 met on Jan. 16. Here’s a look at some of the issues discussed. For our main story about the budget deficit, click here. Official status for scholars requires ‘due...

Faculty Senate President Robert Hariman speaks at Wednesday’s meeting. Senate discussed potential changes to the Grievances and Appeals policy.

Faculty Senate discusses possible changes to Grievance and Appeals policy

May 16, 2018

Faculty Senate on Wednesday discussed a revamp of the Grievances and Appeals process, which would include the creation of an ad hoc committee and stricter time limits for appeals. The process is used...

Linguistics Prof. Jennifer Cole speaks at Wednesday’s Faculty Senate meeting. Faculty discussed proposed updates to the University’s sexual misconduct policy.

Faculty Senate reviews sexual misconduct policy

February 15, 2018

Linguistics Prof. Jennifer Cole led a discussion about Faculty Senate’s proposed updates to Northwestern’s sexual misconduct policy at a meeting on Wednesday. After the policy was recently updated,...

Provost Jonathan Holloway speaks at Faculty Senate. The University revised its non-retaliation policy to broaden its scope.

University revises non-retaliation policy to explicitly include students

October 9, 2017

The University amended its non-retaliation policy to better protect students and clarify its language, Northwestern faculty said. The previous version of the policy encouraged faculty and staff to report...

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