Town Hall

Thank you to the students, faculty and staff who were able to attend the University Town Hall on October 14. If you were unable to attend, you may view the recorded session below. Sincerely, Ali R. Malekzadeh, Ph.D. President

Financial Impacts Fall 2020

Dear Roosevelt Community, Thank you everyone for your hard work, understanding and resilience during this time of COVID-19. Your progress and dedication to working and teaching remotely have been commendable. I would like to give a special thanks to those who have been on our campuses in order to teach or serve our students while […]

Breonna Taylor. Say Her Name.

Dear Roosevelt Community,   This afternoon, a Kentucky grand jury ruled that no officers will be charged directly in the murder of Breonna Taylor. We are outraged at this gross miscarriage of justice. We mourn with Breonna’s family and friends. Words can do little to fill the hole in their hearts.   As I have […]

“And Justice For All” Ep. 17: The Struggle Continues – Eleanor Roosevelt, Roosevelt University and the Fight for Social Justice

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Professors Margaret Rung and Andrew Trees continue their roles as guest hosts as they discuss Eleanor and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, two towering figures in American history.   As the director of the University’s Center for New Deal Studies, Margie Rung is our resident expert in all things Roosevelt. She and professor Andy Trees will talk […]

“And Justice for All” Ep. 16: Transgender Through Time

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Transgender rights are one of the major battlegrounds in the ongoing struggle to secure and expand the rights of all Americans. Guest hosts and Roosevelt professors Margaret Rung and Andrew Trees welcome two faculty experts to explore the past and present of the movement.   Celeste Chamberland is a professor of history. Her teaching and […]

A Statement from President Ali Regarding Events in Kenosha

Dear Roosevelt Community, Like the rest of our country, I am shocked, saddened and angered at the events unfolding in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The police shooting of Jacob Blake and subsequent murder of two protesters are other examples of the polarization of our country and desperate need for systemic reforms in our criminal justice system. My […]