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Morton Schapiro

University President

Morton Schapiro

University President

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Meet Morton Schapiro

Morton Schapiro is among the nation’s leading authorities of economics of higher education, with particular expertise in the area of college financing and affordability and on trends in educational costs and student aid. He is a Professor of Economics in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and holds appointments in Kellogg School of Management and School of Education and Social Policy.

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University News

Articles or commentary related to University initiatives, accomplishments and major announcements.

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McGill Joins Senior Staff

Sarah McGill has been appointed Associate Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, effective July 1. In this role, she will work closely with the President and General Counsel on university-wide initiatives.

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Conversations with the President

At this year's annual forum on the Evanston and Chicago campuses, the president underscored the important work the University is doing to increase diversity on campus and improve the experience for people from all backgrounds.

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President Schapiro greeting the audience at the 2016 Conversations with the President
President Schapiro standing with a group of students at an event.

University Boosts Financial Aid

Northwestern is committed to increasing access for academically qualified students, regardless of their economic background.”

President Schapiro on eliminating loans for undergraduates.
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