Who is Susan Sher? Head of U. of C. Obama library bid, mom of Oscar winner

February 24, 2015 1:31 AM

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Susan Sher was at her son Graham Moore's side in Los Angeles over the weekend, beaming as he won an Oscar for best adapted screenplay.

Next month, Sher will be after a prize of her own. As senior adviser to University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer, she is leading the Hyde Park school's campaign to bring President Barack Obama's library to the South Side.

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