Ralph Martire
Ralph Martire

Media Alert

Laura Janota, Roosevelt University, 312-341-3511 or ljanota@roosevelt.edu

Ralph Martire, Arthur Rubloff endowed professor of public policy at Roosevelt University and executive director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability (CTBA) will give an update regarding the Illinois fiscal crisis and the way forward for the state. A leading expert on fiscal and tax policy, Martire has been a member of the Equity and Excellence in Education Commission for the Obama administration, and Illinois Governor JB Pritzker’s Budget and Innovation Committee. This event is sponsored by the Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy.

Thursday, Jan 30, 2020, 11:45 a.m.

Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL. 60605, Ida B. Wells Lounge, 2nd Floor

About Roosevelt University

Roosevelt University, a private institution founded in 1945 on the principles of inclusion and social justice, has more than 4,000 students in five colleges. With campuses in the Chicago Loop and northwest suburban Schaumburg, Roosevelt offers 75 undergraduate and 15 graduate and doctoral programs across five colleges and online, including in arts and sciences, business, performing arts, education and pharmacy. During 2020, Roosevelt will mark its 75th anniversary with a yearlong program of special events.

Roosevelt has submitted an application to the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to make Robert Morris University Illinois a part of Roosevelt University. This application is subject to the approval of the HLC and the governing boards of Roosevelt and Robert Morris. HLC will need to take steps to review the proposal and will likely reach a decision in early 2020.

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