Student applications, academic profile at all-​​time high

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity received 49,822 under­grad­uate appli­ca­tions for 2,800 seats in the Fall 2014 freshman class — more than in any pre­vious year and a ratio of 18 appli­cants per seat. The group of admitted stu­dents exceeds all pre­vious bench­marks in terms of aca­d­emic achieve­ment, total appli­cants, and geo­graphic diversity.

Janet Napolitano to deliver Northeastern University’s 2014 commencement address

Janet Napoli­tano, the former Sec­re­tary of Home­land Secu­rity who is now pres­i­dent of the Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­fornia, will deliver Northeastern’s 112th com­mence­ment address on May 2, 2014.

Infographic: Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break

More than 180 stu­dent, fac­ulty, and staff vol­un­teers are doing com­mu­nity ser­vice projects across the U.S. and in four other coun­tries this week for Alter­na­tive Spring Break. Check out this info­graphic for a closer look at their impact.

Aoun provides guidance on proposed college rating system

North­eastern Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun recently offered sug­ges­tions for the Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion to con­sider as it develops a new higher edu­ca­tion eval­u­a­tion system.

President Aoun to attend White House summit on college access and completion

North­eastern Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun will par­tic­i­pate in a higher edu­ca­tion summit at the White House on Thursday hosted by Pres­i­dent Barack Obama that will focus on max­i­mizing col­lege access, […]

President Aoun elected fellow of prestigious scientific association

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun has been elected a fellow of the Amer­ican Asso­ci­a­tion for the Advance­ment of Sci­ence, the world’s largest gen­eral sci­en­tific society—a dis­tinc­tion bestowed upon mem­bers who have made efforts to advance sci­ence or its applications.