A committee of University of Chicago faculty members has examined presidential libraries and concluded in 2013 that it would be in the interest of the University to help bring such a project to the South Side. The following faculty members serve on the committee.

Andrew Abbott, Gustavus F. and Ann M. Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Sociology

Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer, Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Classics and the Program in Gender Studies

Kerwin Charles, Edwin and Bettly L. Bergman Distinguished Service Professor, Harris School of Public Policy

Cathy Cohen, David and Mary Winton Green Professor, Department of Political Science

Jonathan Lear, John U. Nef Distinguished Service Professor, Committee on Social Thought and Department of Philosophy

Olufunmilayo I. Olopade, Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor, Medicine and Human Genetics

Randal C. Picker, James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor, Law School

Stephen M. Stigler, Ernest DeWitt Burton Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Statistics and the College

Geoffrey R. Stone, Committee Chair, Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor, Law School