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Conversations with the President

Conversations with the President are opportunities for President Morton Schapiro to discuss key issues facing the University with staff, faculty and students.

The forums, which are are co-sponsored by the Northwestern University Staff Advisory Council (NUSAC), the Faculty Senate and the Office of the President, are webcast live.


Conversations with senior leaders

NUSAC will host Conversations with the Senior Leaders on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. via livestream. The event will be a Q&A session, which will include Manuel Cuevas-Trisan, Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer, Luke Figora, Vice President for Operations, Milan Mrksich, Vice President for Research, and Julie Payne-Kirchmeier, Vice President of Student Affairs.

Questions for the Q&A session are being gathered by NUSAC ahead of the event. Staff are encouraged to submit questions here. Staff can anonymously submit and vote on questions submitted until Friday, May 7.  If questions arise during or after the event we encourage staff to email NUSAC at nusac@northwestern.edu

Please note that you do not need to RSVP for the event. The livestream will be visible here shortly before 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 18.

Past Conversations with senior leaders

Conversations with Senior Leaders are opportunities for leadership to discuss key issues facing the University with staff, faculty and students. The forums, which are sponsored and hosted by the Northwestern University Staff Advisory Council (NUSAC), are webcast live. Recordings will be posted here after each event.


Highlights from past conversations

Watch video and read about President Schapiro’s annual Conversations with the President forums: