|Motto:||Dedicated to the enlightenment of the human spirit|
|President:||Charles R. Middleton|
|Location:||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Campus:||Downtown Chicago and|
|Colors:||Green, White, and Gold|
Roosevelt University is a private institution of higher education with full service campuses in Chicago's Loop and northwest suburban Schaumburg. A motto (from the Italian word motto, meaning witticism sentence is a phrase meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group The date of establishment or date of founding of an Institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point For the film of this title see Private School (film. Private schools, or Independent schools are Schools not administered A financial endowment is a Transfer of Money or Property donated to an Institution, usually with the stipulation that it be invested The United States dollar ( sign: $; code: USD) is the unit of Currency of the United States; it has also been The word million In standard English, the -lli- in million is pronounced with an l-sound followed by a University president is the title of the highest ranking officer within a University, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Charles R Middleton is an American Academic, and the current President of Roosevelt University. In some Educational systems undergraduate education is Post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelor's degree. See also Postgraduate Training in Education Postgraduate education (synonymous in North America with graduate education, and sometimes described Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. The State of Illinois ( roughly ill-i-NOY is a state of the United States of America, the 21st to be admitted to the Union. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Population According to the 2000 Census, 16388 people live in the Loop Schaumburg is a village in Cook County. As of the 2000 census the village had a total population of 75386 School colors are the Colors chosen by a School to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification A website (alternatively web site or Web site, a back-construction from the Proper noun World Wide Web) is a collection of Web pages For the film of this title see Private School (film. Private schools, or Independent schools are Schools not administered Institutions are structures and mechanisms of Social order and Cooperation governing the Behavior of a Set of Individuals Higher education is Education that is provided by universities, vocational universities, Community colleges Liberal arts colleges A campus is traditionally the land on which a College or University and related institutional buildings are situated Population According to the 2000 Census, 16388 people live in the Loop South San Jose (cropjpg||thumb|A suburban development in San Jose California. Schaumburg is a village in Cook County. As of the 2000 census the village had a total population of 75386 It also offers classes in communities, schools, and corporations, and has the mission of being a metropolitan university and an asset to the surrounding communities. In biological terms a community is a group of interacting Organisms sharing an environment. A school (from Greek σχολεῖον - scholeion) is an Institution designed to allow and encourage Students (or "pupils" A corporation is a separate legal entity usually used to conduct business A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large Metropolis and its adjacent zone of influence or of more than one closely adjoining neighboring central A university is an institution of Higher education and Research, which grants Academic degrees in a variety of subjects In Business and Accounting, assets are everything owned by a person or company (all tangible and intangible property that can be converted into cash.
Roosevelt University currently offers 126 Doctor's, Master's, Bachelor's degree and certificate (Post-Master's, Postbaccalaureate, Less-than-2-years, Less-than-1-year) programs in the arts, sciences, business, and education. A doctorate is an Academic degree that indicates the highest level of academic achievement A bachelor's degree is usually an Undergraduate Academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three four or in some cases and A certificate is an official Document affirming some fact For example a Birth certificate or Death certificate testifies to basic facts regarding The arts is a broad subdivision of Culture, composed of many expressive disciplines. Science (from the Latin scientia, meaning " Knowledge " or "knowing" is the effort to discover, and increase human understanding A business (also called firm or an enterprise) is a legally recognized organizational entity designed to provide goods and/or services to Education encompasses both the Teaching and Learning of Knowledge, proper conduct, and technical competency
The university includes the Evelyn T. Stone College of Professional Studies, a continuing education school; Chicago College of Performing Arts, a music and theatre program; Walter E. Continuing education is an all encompassing term within a broad spectrum of post-secondary learning activities and programs Chicago College of Performing Arts is a Performing arts College that is housed at Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois. Heller College of Business Administration, a business school; the College of Arts and Sciences; and the College of Education.
The lobby stairwell of the main building (430 S. Michigan Ave. ) was featured in the Robert DeNiro movie "The Untouchables. "  In the summer of 2005, the 10th floor Reading Room was used as a set for the film The Lake House, where the room doubled as an architect's office.
The school was founded in 1945 when Edward J. Sparling, then president of the YMCA College in Chicago, refused to provide his board with the demographic data in his student body. There were quota systems in place that limited the number of blacks, Jews, immigrants, and women that were allowed to receive higher education. PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ Immigration refers to the movement of people among countries While the movement of people has existed throughout human history at various levels modern immigration implies long-term Sparling was fired and a number of faculty and students left with him, voting to start a new college with a vote of 62 to 1 for faculty and 488 to 2 with the student body.  The school had no library, campus, or endowment. A financial endowment is a Transfer of Money or Property donated to an Institution, usually with the stipulation that it be invested
The new college was chartered as Thomas Jefferson College on March 28, 1945 and had financial backing from Marshall Field III, the Julius Rosenwald Foundation, the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union and other organizations and individuals. Marshall Field III ( September 28, 1893 – November 8, 1956) was a grandson of Marshall Field. The Rosenwald Fund (also known as the Rosenwald Foundation, the Julius Rosenwald Fund, and the Julius Rosenwald Foundation) was established in 1917 by Two weeks later, President Franklin D. Roosevelt died, and with his widow Eleanor's permission the college was renamed Roosevelt College in his memory. Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (ˈɛlɪnɔr ˈroʊzəvɛlt October 11 1884 &ndash November 7 1962 In 1947, the Auditorium Building was sold to the university for one dollar and became the permanent home of Roosevelt University. The Auditorium Building of Roosevelt University in Chicago Illinois is one of the best-known designs of Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan. The college was rededicated to both Franklin and Eleanor in 1959. Early advisory board members included Marian Anderson, Pearl Buck, Ralph Bunche, Albert Einstein, Thomas Mann, Gunnar Myrdal, [Draper Daniels] and Albert Schweitzer. WikipediaWikiProject Classical music#Biographical_infoboxes --> Marian Anderson (February 27 1897 – April 8 1993 was an American Pearl S Buck ( Traditional Chinese: 賽珍珠 Simplified Chinese: 赛珍珠 Pinyin: Sài Zhēnzhū ( June 26, Dr Ralph Johnson Bunche ( August 7, 1903 &ndash December 9, 1971) was an American Political scientist and Diplomat Albert Einstein ( German: ˈalbɐt ˈaɪ̯nʃtaɪ̯n; English: ˈælbɝt ˈaɪnstaɪn (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955 was a German -born theoretical Paul Thomas Mann ( June Karl Gunnar Myrdal (6 December 1898 – 17 May 1987 was a Swedish economist politician and Nobel laureate Albert Schweitzer, MD, OM, (January 14 1875 &ndash September 4 1965 was an Alsatian theologian, Musician, Philosopher In August 1996 the Albert A. Robin campus was opened in Schaumburg, started in large part by a donation from entrepreneur and immigrant, Albert A. Robin.
In July 2002, Charles R. Middleton became the fifth President of Roosevelt University. Charles R Middleton is an American Academic, and the current President of Roosevelt University.
There are more than 60 undergraduate majors and pre-professional programs, 40 master’s degree programs, and selected doctoral programs.
Departments and programs are organized in 5 colleges.
A strong supplement to the university's colleges is its centers and institutes that extend the learn and research opportunities available to students and faculty. Chicago College of Performing Arts is a Performing arts College that is housed at Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois.
The majority of all Chicago classes are held within Roosevelt's historic Auditorium Building at 430 S. The Auditorium Building of Roosevelt University in Chicago Illinois is one of the best-known designs of Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan. Michigan Avenue just blocks from the Magnificent Mile. A second downtown campus building is the Gage Building, located at 18 S. The Gage Group Buildings consist of three buildings located at 18 24 and 30 S Michigan Avenue. It is also the home of the Paralegal Studies Program and the School of Communication.
Neighbors include the Art Institute of Chicago, the Field Museum, and Soldier Field. The Art Institute of Chicago is one of America's premier Fine art museums The Field Museum of Natural History is located in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Soldier Field (formerly Municipal Grant Park Stadium) is located on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago Illinois, and is currently home to the NFL The 430 S. Michigan Avenue campus overlooks Buckingham Fountain, Grant Park, Michigan Ave., Columbus Drive, Lake Shore Drive, and Lake Michigan and the Center for Professional Advancement overlooks Millennium Park on Chicago's lakefront. Buckingham Fountain is a Chicago landmark located at Columbus Drive and Congress Parkway in Grant Park. Grant Park (originally named Lake Park is a large Park (319 acres or 1 Columbus Drive is a north-south street in Chicago Illinois which bisects Grant Park. Lake Shore Drive (colloquially referred to as LSD or simply Lake Shore or The Drive) is a mostly Freeway -standard Expressway running Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America, and the only one located entirely within the United States. Millennium Park is a public Park located in the Chicago Loop community area of Chicago within, United States.
Roosevelt University's campus in Schaumburg is the largest four-year university in Chicago's Northwest suburbs, serving roughly 2,500 students. The campus is located in the former regional office building of the Unocal Corporation. Union Oil Company of California dba Unocal is a defunct company that was a major petroleum explorer and marketer in the late 19th century through the 20th century and into the early Roosevelt converted the building into a full-service campus in 1996.
Roosevelt University has two dormitories located less than two blocks from one another, housing over 500 Roosevelt students. The Herman Crown Center is located at 425 S. Wabash and houses nearly 200 residents. It is connected to the Auditorium Building (a panorama of the Auditorium Building Lobby) and provides direct access to classrooms, the university's Murray-Green Library, music practice rooms, the university's gym and fitness center: the Marvin Moss Student Center (MMSC), and other facilities including the Office of Student Activities, the Student Government Association, Student Organization office spaces, and the Academic Counseling Center.
The University Center of Chicago is the newest dormitory in the area and was officially opened in the fall of 2004. Located at 525 S. State Street the UC houses students from Roosevelt University, DePaul University, and Columbia College Chicago, totaling 1700 residents from these three schools combined. DePaul University is a private institution of Higher education and Research in Chicago, Illinois, U Columbia College Chicago is the largest arts and communications college in the United States.
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) buses and Elevated "L" trains. (the principal urban heavy rail and metro serving in Chicago) serve to both downtown Roosevelt locations. Chicago Transit Authority, also known as CTA, is the operator of mass transit within the City of Chicago, Illinois. The 'L' (variously and sometimes, styled "L" El EL or L) is a Rapid transit system that serves the city of
In Schaumburg, PACE (the suburban bus division of RTA: the Regional Transportation Authority) also operates the bus lines to the Albert A. The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA is the Financial and Oversight body for the three Transit agencies in northeastern Illinois --the Robin campus.
Intercampus vans are also regularly scheduled to commute between the Chicago and Schaumburg campuses.
There are many active student organizations at both of the Roosevelt University campuses.