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University Leadership

The hallmarks of the Roosevelt University experience are strong student-faculty interaction and engagement with metropolitan Chicago as both a laboratory for learning and as an expression of its commitment to social justice. The experience is created through the efforts of a strong faculty dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and creative activity and a staff equally focused on helping students grow and achieve their educational and life goals.

President Ali Malekzadeh

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Ali Malekzadeh, the sixth president of Roosevelt University, is an expert in strategic management, an accomplished fundraiser and a visionary academic leader.

Board of Trustees

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Roosevelt's board is chaired by Pat Harris (BA, '80), global chief diversity officer and vice president of global community engagement of McDonald’s Corporation.

Senior Leadership

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Meet the people who keep Roosevelt running.

"The American Dream is about every individual who aspires to achieve more in life to be able to do so. For me, that means to pursue an education."
Ali Malekzadeh
President, Roosevelt University
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