Henry Bienen


President Emeritus, Northwestern University

A member of Rahm Emanuel?s Economic Development and Planning Committee, Henry Bienen launched his career in academics at Princeton University in 1966 as an assistant professor. In 1994, he was elected President of Northwestern University and currently serves as President Emeritus. Mr. Bienen is one of the first three university presidents awarded the Carnegie Corporation Academic Leadership Award for innovative leadership in higher education, and he serves on the board of the Chicago Public Schools.



Wednesday, October 12

Intelligence Squared Debates @ CIW

Too Many Kids Go to College: The herd mentality that assumes college is the only path to reaching one?s full potential is under fire. Student loan... read more
Speakers: Peter Thiel, Vivek Wadhwa, Charles Murray, Henry Bienen and more speakers to be announced
Venue Six Ten at the Spertus Center 610 South Michigan Avenue


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