The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern creates task force to plan global engagement strategy

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

May 18, 2015

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern announced the formation of a new task force Monday that will help devise a global engagement strategy following the more than $100 million donation from Roberta Buffett Elliott (Weinberg ’54). The committee,...

Northwestern tuition increases by 3.8 percent

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

March 31, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus

The total cost of attending Northwestern next year will be nearly $64,000, the University announced Tuesday morning. The 2015-2016 undergraduate tuition and room and board rates will each increase by 3.8 percent to $48,624...

Northwestern forms search committee for new Buffett Institute director

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

March 30, 2015

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus

Northwestern is launching a national search for the new director of the Buffett Institute for Global Studies, which was established by a more than $100 million gift. The institute is seeking a new director to oversee the...

First female Evanston mayor dies after battle with leukemia

Tori Latham, City Editor

March 23, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Former Mayor Joan Barr-Smith died Saturday at the age of 75, city manager Wally Bobkiewicz told Evanston media in an email. Her cause of death is believed to be leukemia, Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl said. Barr-Smith was born...

Evanston aims to help 600 teens find summer jobs

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

March 3, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Evanston hopes to help 600 teens find jobs this summer through the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program, which will host a job fair with more than 20 employers at the end of the month. The fair will take place at Evanston...