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

The Daily Northwestern

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

The Daily Northwestern

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Derrick Gragg named Northwestern’s next athletic director

June 4, 2021

Less than a month after the resignation of Mike Polisky, Northwestern named Derrick Gragg as its next athletic director.  Gragg, the NCAA’s senior vice president for inclusion, education and community...

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Following Mike Polisky’s resignation, Northwestern community members call for continued investigation, scrutiny in the search for new AD

May 13, 2021

Ten days after Northwestern announced Mike Polisky’s appointment to athletic director, he resigned and will depart from the University.  Polisky stepped down after students and faculty called on...

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Mike Polisky resigns as Northwestern Athletic Director

May 12, 2021

Nine days after his official announcement as Northwestern’s next athletic director, Mike Polisky resigned from the position Wednesday night and will be departing the University.  “Over the last...

Provost Jonathan Holloway is overseeing plans to add a December term in an attempt to shift Fall Quarter. The term would allow students to do research, have internships, take another class or study abroad.

Administrators seek new ‘D-term’ to shift Fall Quarter earlier

November 19, 2018

In a few years, Northwestern students may have some extra weeks after Fall Quarter to conduct research, explore internships, take another class, study abroad or even just relax at home before Winter Quarter...

NU to implement calendar changes to spring break, commencement

June 28, 2018

Northwestern will implement changes to the academic calendar as early as the 2019-20 school year, according to a Thursday press release. The changes, approved by University President Morton Schapiro...

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