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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


Feinberg Prof. Lois Hedman speaks at Faculty Senate. Professors passed a statement in support of protesters in Hong Kong.

Northwestern Faculty Senate demonstrates support for the Hong Kong protesters

November 21, 2019

Northwestern University Faculty Senate unanimously passed a resolution during their Nov. 20 session to support a U.S. Academia Joint Statement about the protests in Hong Kong, urging politicians to put...

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 during Faculty Senate in May. At Wednesday’s meeting, Senate passed a resolution encouraging The Graduate School to raise the amount of funding provided to STEM graduate students.

Faculty Senate passes resolution encouraging increased funding for STEM graduate students

June 9, 2018

Faculty Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution encouraging The Graduate School to raise the amount of funding provided to science, technology, engineering and mathematics graduate students. The proposal...

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,...

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