More on Who Went Where!!

Where do you think the following folks went to college -- or university? And, equally importantly, who are they and why do we care?

1. Jerry Butler (inductee of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and there is more to why we care out there as he is also politically active in . . . yes, Chicago!)

Check this out for a song he made famous.

2. Bob Newhart (remember the Bob Newhart Show? And did you know he is from Oak Park?)

3. Sandra Cisneros (author)

4. Jose Aybar (and where is he president now?)

5. Herb Block

If you do not know who he is, check this gallery out!

Really, give it some thought. And, ask yourself this as well: why does every institution care about this? There are even specific areas of wikipedia that take up this theme, listing alumni of various schools. And then, ask, why am I, Shimerprez, doing this? And why are you reading this? Hmmm.

1. Governor's State

2. Loyola University Chicago

3. Yes, Loyola again!

4. Shimer College alum who presides over Richard J. Daley College in Chicago

5. Attended Lake Forest College for 2 years!

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    Shimerprez is the 14th president of Shimer College at 35th and State. She also blogs at the Huffington Post and at a Shimer Blog called Evocations which can be found on line at She is a University of Chicago Ph.D. who works on religion, the social sciences, gender and sexuality. She reads murder mysteries, is fascinated by the world of food, and also loves the Finger Lakes Region of upstate New York.

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