Collection of the Month
The Institute for Metropolitan Affairs, 1989-2002
The Institute for Metropolitan Affairs was created in 1989 to address public policy issues through policy analysis and strategic community planning. Since the late 1990s, the IMA has conducted more than 40 funded projects and engaged over sixty students in its professional work. In pursuit of its mission, the Institute focuses on conducting research aimed at illuminating issues important to understanding the context within which public policy operates in the Chicago area; providing technical assistance to important institutions operating in the metropolitan area; and involving Roosevelt students in authentic research experiences and providing them with opportunities for financial support.
The papers of the IMA cover 1989-2002 and include memos, news clippings, newsletters, project reports, the proceedings of the Mayor’s Education Roundtable, and Chicago Media Coverage of “Chicago Public Schools: at the crossroads.”
Information about this collection is available through the Archives Online Catalog at https://roosevelt.cuadra.com/starweb1/l.skca-catalog/servlet.starweb1?path=l.skca-catalog/skcacatalog.web . The content of the collection may be used by appointment by contacting University Archivist Laura Mills at email@example.com or 312-341-2280.