Most Recent Notes
Official statements, messages and announcements to the Northwestern community from President Morton Schapiro, Provost Jonathan Holloway and other NU leaders.
Mar 20, 2020
It’s been said that great people, and great generations, are forged in circumstances that test and refine their best qualities.
|president morton schapiro, coronavirus, spring break||Morton Schapiro|
Mar 4, 2020
After careful consideration, Northwestern is canceling all University-sponsored Spring Break trips to international destinations involving undergraduate and graduate/professional school students due to multiple factors associated with the spread of COVID-19 here and abroad.
|coronavirus, spring break||Morton Schapiro, Craig Johnson, Julie Payne-Kirchmeier|
Feb 28, 2020
At Northwestern, we are taking proactive measures to safeguard the well-being of our community as the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread to some 40 nations around the world.
|coronavirus||Morton Schapiro, Craig Johnson, Julie Payne-Kirchmeier|
Feb 18, 2020
Northwestern is launching an enhanced campus-wide emergency notification system to warn students, faculty, staff and visitors more quickly in the event of an immediate or imminent threat on campus, as well as other important situations.
|emergency notification, AlertNU, Crime Notice, police||Craig Johnson, Bruce Lewis|
Jan 28, 2020
U7+ is an alliance of university presidents from countries that will participate in the 46th annual G7 Summit, to be held this summer at Camp David.
|U7+, Roberta Buffett Institute for Global Affairs, president morton schapiro||Morton Schapiro|
Jan 21, 2020
Provost Jonathan Holloway will become the 21st president of Rutgers University, effective July 1, 2020.
|provost, jonathan holloway||Morton Schapiro|
Jan 16, 2020
The world needs universities to make ambitious commitments to address global problems. At Northwestern, we are excited to play our part. The forthcoming strategic plan will articulate university-wide priorities and set a course for action and impact.
|global strategic plan, buffett institute for global affairs||Jonathan Holloway|
Jan 13, 2020
This month, the Northwestern community will celebrate the legacy of civil rights pioneer Martin Luther King Jr, contemplating his historic achievements and his enduring call for us to raise our sights ever higher.
|martin luther king jr.||Morton Schapiro, Jonathan Holloway|
Jan 9, 2020
The University’s academic and fiscal fundamentals are sound. An unprecedented period of growth in recent years has cemented our status as a Top 10 institution with an endowment just under $11 billion.
|finances, budget, investment||Morton Schapiro, Jonathan Holloway, Craig Johnson|
Nov 12, 2019
Journalism is under assault in a variety of spheres. But my hope is that we at Northwestern can model ways in which a community can promote freedom of the press while also demonstrating how we conduct healthy and respectful debate.
|journalism, medill, daily northwestern, charles whitaker||Charles Whitaker|
Nov 11, 2019
Northwestern is one of 28 institutional founding members of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s (NASEM) Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education.
|NASEM, harassment, title IX||Jonathan Holloway|
Nov 7, 2019
Continuing a recent tradition, we will observe Winter Recess on Dec. 26, 27 and 30, 2019, in order to offer an extended break to our University community.
|winter recess||Morton Schapiro, Jonathan Holloway, Craig Johnson|
Oct 31, 2019
The staff engagement survey of 2017 provided invaluable insights, which have continued to drive change across Northwestern.
|staff engagement survey||Jonathan Holloway, Craig Johnson|
Oct 17, 2019
We write with an important update on changes to the academic calendar and to share some exciting news about commencement.
|academic calendar, commencement||Morton Schapiro, Jonathan Holloway|
Oct 10, 2019
Critical partnerships with students, faculty, staff, alumni and our Evanston and Chicago communities demonstrate Northwestern’s commitment to students' well-being and can be seen in many ways.
|health, well-being, students, help||Julie Payne-Kirchmeier|
Oct 8, 2019
I am pleased to announce our plans to create a professional ombuds office at Northwestern to serve students, faculty and staff. The office will help individuals navigate resources and offices at the University.
Oct 7, 2019
To mark the 150th anniversary of coeducation at Northwestern, we are celebrating our community of remarkable individuals — past, present and future.
|150 years of women||Jonathan Holloway, Craig Johnson, Julie Payne-Kirchmeier|
Oct 1, 2019
It is essential that we hold each other accountable for creating a culture where community members feel comfortable coming forward to report discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct to the Office of Equity, and where we make clear to one another that this behavior is not tolerated.
|discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct||Morton Schapiro, Jonathan Holloway, Craig Johnson|
Sep 26, 2019
We are excited to announce that we are starting to implement an initiative this fall that will directly benefit our undergraduates, particularly those who identify as first-generation, low-income and/or marginalized and underrepresented minority students.
|undergraduate student lifecycle||Jonathan Holloway, Julie Payne-Kirchmeier|
Sep 24, 2019
For those of you who are returning to our campuses this week, we hope the summer was a time of renewal. For those of you who are just beginning your adventure at Northwestern, we welcome you to one of the most distinctive places you will find anywhere in American higher education.
|Welcome, Fall||Morton Schapiro, Jonathan Holloway|
Sep 20, 2019
The Faculty Pathways Initiative is a groundbreaking new multi-year program with the goal of accelerating faculty members’ development and advancement across their careers.
|Faculty Pathways Initiative||Jonathan Holloway|
Aug 26, 2019
This fall marks 150 years since women could enroll as Northwestern undergraduate students. As we collectively mark this milestone — and celebrate the individuals who have shaped Northwestern — we have many opportunities to reflect upon the past and to recommit ourselves to improve the present and future.
|150, women||Morton Schapiro, Jonathan Holloway|