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Company Overview of Northwestern University

Company Overview

Northwestern University is an educational and research institution. The institution offers undergraduate, graduate and professional, and summer session courses. It focuses on art and science, social science, engineering, journalism, law, management, medicine, music, medicine, and performing arts studies. Northwestern University was founded in 1851 and is based in Evanston, Illinois with an additional campus in Chicago, Illinois.

633 Clark Street

Evanston, IL 60208

United States

Founded in 1851



Key Executives for Northwestern University

Age: 62
Provost and Professor
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, and Senior Vice President of Business and Finance
Age: 66
Dean of Medill School of Journalism
Executive Director of Technology Transfer Program
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Northwestern University Key Developments

Northwestern University Appoints Board of Trustees

Northwestern University appointed Board of Trustees. They are: Carol Bernick: Carol Bernick is CEO of Polished Nickel Management, a privately held company that manages diversified investments and owned operating companies in retail and professional sports. In her prior business career, she spent 37 years in key executive roles in the Alberto-Culver Company until its acquisition in May 2011 by Unilever. Ellen Kullman: Ellen Kullman served as chair of the board of directors and CEO of DuPont from January 2009 to October 2015. Prior to her 27-year career at DuPont, she worked for Westinghouse and General Electric. Samir Mayekar: Samir Mayekar is the co-founder and CEO of SiNode Systems. He also serves as an advisor at the Albright Stonebridge Group. Pin Ni: Pin Ni is the president of Wanxiang America Corporation. Involved in automotive and industrial markets, Wanxiang America is the source for all of Wanxiang Group/China's products in the U.S. Ni also serves as the executive vice president for Wanxiang Group. Paula B. Pretlow: Paula B. Pretlow is a former senior vice president of The Capital Group. Gwynne Shotwell: Gwynne Shotwell is president and chief operating officer of SpaceX. Shotwell is responsible for day-to-day operations and for managing all customer and strategic relations to support company growth. Prior to joining SpaceX, Shotwell spent more than 10 years at the Aerospace Corporation. She was promoted to the role of chief engineer of an MLV-class satellite program, managed a study for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on commercial space transportation and completed an extensive analysis of space policy for NASA's future investment in space transportation. Shotwell was subsequently recruited to be director of Microcosm's Space Systems Division, where she served on the executive committee and directed corporate business development.

Northwestern University Presents at Healthcare Analytics 2016, Jul-18-2016 through Jul-19-2016

Northwestern University Presents at Healthcare Analytics 2016, Jul-18-2016 through Jul-19-2016. Venue: Chicago, Illinois, United States. Presentation Date & Speakers: Jul-18-2016, Esther Choy, Adjunct Professor. Jul-19-2016, J Bryan Bennett, Predictive Analytics Curriculum Subject Matter Expert & Adjunct Professor.

Northwestern University, Exelon Establish Partnership for Clean Energy Innovation

Northwestern University and Exelon Corporation announced the formation of a five-year strategic research partnership focused on clean energy innovation. The Northwestern-Exelon Master Research Agreement will provide for an initial five-year period of research around a robust project portfolio, including grid management and resilience, energy storage and renewable technologies.

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