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Letter to the Editor: The Eikenberry witch hunt

May 30, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The opinions espoused in this article are his alone and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of his colleagues, the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Air Force, Department of Defense, U.S. government or any other government agency. I am a U.S...

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...

Faculty Senate reviews procedure in light of Eikenberry vote

Kelli Nguyen, Assistant Campus Editor

May 5, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Faculty Senate voted Wednesday to uphold its decision to support the appointment of former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry as executive director of the Buffett Institute for Global Studies. The intention of t...

Letter to the Editor: Open letter by Northwestern faculty requesting a more central role in planning Buffet Institute’s future

May 3, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear President Schapiro and Provost Linzer, The undersigned write you in the hope that lessons can be learned from the questionable process and unfortunate outcome of the recent search for Buffett leadership. That search, begu...

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...

Letter to the Editor: Buffett Institute directors support Eikenberry’s appointment

April 10, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor: As has been reported in The Daily Northwestern, Karl Eikenberry’s appointment is stirring up controversy among some Northwestern faculty and students. People are criticizing the appointment process, his credentials and his military background...