75 Years of Insight, Innovation, and Impact
For the past 75 years, NORC at the University of Chicago has
delivered reliable data and rigorous analysis to guide critical
decisions on some of the most important issues society has faced. Since
its founding in 1941, the organization’s talented staff has conducted
groundbreaking studies, created and applied innovative methods and
tools, and advanced principles of scientific integrity and
collaboration. Looking forward, NORC will continue to partner with
government, corporate, and nonprofit clients around the world to
transform increasingly complex information into useful knowledge.
Explore NORC's History
NORC's digital timeline features select snapshots of some of the
important events, studies, and initiatives in NORC's history-a small but
illustrative sample of the thousands of projects and people that make
up our past and guide our future.