The Daily Northwestern

Schapiro applauds Obama’s plan for college affordability

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Summer Editor

August 25, 2013

University President Morton Schapiro commended the Obama administration's push last week for performance-based funding in higher education. On Thursday in New York, President Barack Obama announced his plan for a rating system...

Schapiro’s petition policy misguided, student activists say

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

May 12, 2013

Northwestern student activists say a recent op-ed co-written by University President Morton Schapiro misses the point of the petitions piling up on his desk and in his inbox. Schapiro explained in the May 7 edition of the Wa...

Schapiro warns ‘helicopter parents’ ahead of Wildcat Welcome

Paulina Firozi, Campus Editor

August 30, 2012

University President Morton Schapiro has some advice for parents preparing for Wildcat Welcome’s “Kiss ‘n’ Bye” farewell next month: Be supportive, not controlling. Along with Lewis & Clark College President Barry...