I have only now found the archived SDChicago columns. It’s 50/50 sloth or obliviousness, but maybe a little link to it from the SDChicago Message Board page would be in order for those of us who only enter from the drop down in the SDMB.
Here is the one about the founding of the UofC: http://chicago.straightdope.com/sdc20081211.php
I have heard that Roosevelt University was originally founded by the YMHA–in reaction to the tacit Jewish quotas imposed by the UofC and Northwestern, DePaul and Loyola not answering. Roosevelt’s web page doesn’t mention this, unsurprisingly. True?