Update Regarding CCPA Investigation

Dear Roosevelt Community, As you know, we recently shared with you that we had learned about allegations asserted against a faculty member in our Chicago College of Performing Arts. We immediately started an investigation that included conversations with numerous current and former students and faculty members. As I am sure you can appreciate, it takes […]

“And Justice for All” Podcast Episode 3: Professor David Faris on Students in Politics and 2020 Predictions

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In Episode 3 of Roosevelt University’s podcast series, And Justice For All, Professor David Faris, PhD. sits down with President Ali to discuss the crucial role of young students and activists within the political landscape of the United States. David shares both his professional predictions for the 2020 election cycle, and his hopes for how […]

“And Justice for All” Podcast Episode 2: Alex Fruin, BMA ’19 on New Beginnings and Inspiration

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Episode 2 of Roosevelt University’s new podcast series, And Justice For All, features Alex Fruin, BMA ’19.  Alex is a graduate of Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts and recently participated in the Obama Foundation Community Leadership Corps. In this episode, Alex and President Ali discuss his inspiration to study vocal music and how […]

Let’s Improve Higher Education: A Chicago Tribune Op-Ed

This op-ed was originally published on the Chicago Tribune website» Now that Illinois has a new governor and Chicago has elected a new mayor, the first order of business for our political leaders needs to be saving the state’s colleges and universities. In 2017, nearly half of Illinois high school graduates left the state to study […]

Classes to Resume Tomorrow

Please join me in thanking everyone who kept the University operating the last few days — especially those who kept our campus staffed. Roosevelt will resume normal operations and class schedules tomorrow. While we were closed to the public, our residence hall staff, food service employees, security officers and facilities specialists were all on hand […]