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Roosevelt U. Schaumburg provost named executive director

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  • Douglas Knerr

    Douglas Knerr

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Douglas Knerr, provost of Roosevelt University's Schaumburg Campus since January 2011, has been appointed executive director and university provost of Roosevelt University, effective May 4. He succeeds James Gandre, who was appointed president of the Manhattan School of Music in New York City. According to Roosevelt University President Chuck Middleton, Knerr "has extensive knowledge of Roosevelt University and the issues facing higher education, making him the ideal person to lead the next phase of the university's advancement." Knerr first joined Roosevelt in 1998 as an assistant professor of social sciences.

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