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CFA Society Chicago Board Member Kunal Kapoor, CFA, to replace Mansueto as Morningstar CEO

Morningstar named Kunal Kapoor as its next CEO, elevating an executive who has made his career at the Chicago investment research company since emigrating from India to attend college in Illinois. As Kapoor, 41, becomes CEO, Morningstar founder Joe Mansueto, 60, will give up that post but add “executive” to his chairman title. Both moves take effect Jan. 1, according to a statement from Morningstar. ( via Crain’s)


Institutional Investor’s 2016 All-America Fixed-Income Research Team includes CFA Society Chicago Board Member Alex Roever, CFA

CFA Society Chicago board member, Alex Roever, CFA, was named to Institutional Investor’s 2016 All-America Fixed-Income Research Team under the Fixed-Income Strategy and Short-Duration Strategy categories. To view the full list of individuals on the team and methodology for selection, please visit Institutional Advisor.


Loyola University Chicago accepted into CFA Institute’s University Recognition Program

Loyola University Chicago’s Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Master of Science in Finance programs were recently accepted into CFA Institute’s University Recognition Program, indicating their curricula is closely tied to professional practice and can help students prepare for the CFA exams. Inclusion in this program also provides Loyola University with three to five CFA Program scholarships each fiscal year. This is the first university in the City of Chicago to be included in the Recognition Program. Loyola University Chicago is a private university founded in 1870. With total enrollment at a little over 16,000 students, the university offers 80+ graduate and 80+ minor programs. Loyola University Chicago is home to 11 schools and colleges and is comprised of four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy. To learn more about CFA Institute and the University Recognition program, please visit www.cfainstitute.org.