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An Afternoon with Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro “Bringing the Humanities to the World of Economics”

May 31, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Morton Schapiro is among the nation’s leading authorities on the economics of higher education, with particular emphasis on college financing and affordability and on trends in educational costs and student aid. Our intimate ballroom is a wonderful place to hear this renowned professor discuss his perspectives on the humanities and economics. Enjoy a pre-lecture reception and meet-and-greet at 2:30 p.m. with President Schapiro and other Northwestern alumni. All are welcome!


President Schapiro began his term as the 16th president of Northwestern University in 2009. He has written or edited nine books and over 100 articles. He has received research grants and contracts from numerous foundations and boards including the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Education.


President Schapiro received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Hofstra University and his doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Education.


This event features a pre-concert reception with full bar at 2:30 p.m.


May 31, 2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Barrington’s White House
145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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