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University alumnus Juan Salgado named 2015 MacArthur Fellow

Juan Salgado, CEO of Instituto Del Progreso Latino, at his office in Chicago, Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 29, 2015

Juan Salgado, University alumnus, said he never expected he would be named a MacArthur Fellow. In fact, it was so unforeseen, he almost missed the announcement. “I was shocked,” Salgado said. “First of all, I didn’t recognize the number so I almost didn’t answer; they actually called twice...