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Presidential Search Committee

Committee members were nominated by members of the Northwestern community and selected by the chair of the Northwestern University Board of Trustees. The 36-member search committee is charged with advising the Board of Trustees on a candidate to become the next visionary president of Northwestern.

Trustees

Peter J. Barris
Chair of the Search Committee
Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees
74, 11 P

Alicia Boler Davis
Vice Chair of the Search Committee
Trustee
’91

Virginia M. Rometty
Vice Chair of the Search Committee
Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees
’79, ’15 H

J. Landis Martin
Chairman of the Board of Trustees
’68, ’73 JD, ’02 P, ’07 P, ’08 P

Steven A. Cahillane
Trustee
’87, ’17 P, ’19 P, ’23 P

Fernando G. Chico
Trustee
’76 MBA, ’13 P

Deborah L. DeHaas
Trustee

Jane S. Hoffman
Trustee
’86, ’12 P, ’21 P

Yie-Hsin Hung
Trustee
’84

Adam R. Karr
Trustee
’93

Harreld (Kip) N. Kirkpatrick III
Trustee
’94, ’97 MBA

Milton M. Morris
Trustee
’92, ’04 MBA

Wendy M. Nelson
Trustee
’91, ’99 MBA

Kimberly Querrey
Trustee

Patrick G. Ryan, Jr.
Trustee
’97 JD/MBA

David A. Sachs
Trustee
’81, ’15 P, ’18 P, ’22 P

Michael S. Shannon
Trustee
’83 MBA, ’08 P, ’15 P

Michael R. Wilbon
Trustee
’80

Faculty

Linda J. Broadbelt
Sarah Rebecca Roland Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Associate Dean for Research
McCormick School of Engineering

Robert A. Holmgren
Professor of Molecular Biosciences
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Incoming President of the Faculty Senate

Dimitri Krainc
Aaron Montgomery Ward Professor of Neurology, Neurological Surgery and Physiology
Chair of the Ken & Ruth Davee Department of Neurology
Feinberg School of Medicine

Jide O. Nzelibe
Benjamin Mazur Summer Research Professor of Law
Pritzker School of Law

Teri W. Odom
Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry
Chair of the Department of Chemistry
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Paola Sapienza
Professor of Finance
Donald C. Clark/HSBC Chair in Consumer Finance
Kellogg School of Management

Laurie J. Shannon
Franklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of English Literature
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Students

Maxwell E. Edmonds
MD/PhD student, Medical Scientist Training Program
Feinberg School of Medicine

Campbell I. Schafer
Undergraduate Student, Economics
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Academic Chair of the Associated Student Government

Staff

Amanda J. Distel
Senior Associate Vice President for Finance and Treasurer

Natasha K. DiPrima
Senior Associate Vice President of Alumni Relations and Development
’92 MS

Alumni Leadership

Larry Irving
President of the Northwestern Alumni Association
Trustee
’76

Samir S. Mayekar
Past President of the Northwestern Alumni Association
’06, ’13 MBA

Ex-officio

Charles A. Tribbett III
Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees

David B. Weinberg
Trustee

 

Advisors

William A. Osborn
Trustee
Past Chairman of the Board
’69, ’73 MBA, ’18 H

Patrick G. Ryan
Trustee
Past Chairman of the Board
’59, ’09 H, ’97 P, ’00 P

Howard J. Trienens
Trustee
Past Chairman of the Board
’45, ’49 JD, ’95 H, ’79 P