Robert T. Boey

Trustee Boey wins Sycamore’s Danielson award

Robert T. Boey
NIU Trustee Robert T. Boey, whose business career in Sycamore spans more than 30 years, will receive the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Clifford Danielson Outstanding Citizen Award. Boey, owner of the Sycamore Industrial Park, came to DeKalb County in 1981 as corporate manager of engineering for the Wire and Cable Division of Anaconda Co. In 1985,…

Governor reappoints three NIU trustees

Clockwise, from top left: Cherilyn G. Murer, Robert T. Boey, Wheeler G. Coleman and John R. Butler
Robert T. Boey, John R. Butler and Wheeler G. Coleman were reappointed Friday, Jan. 18, by Gov. Pat Quinn to the Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees. The reappointments come at a critical time for NIU, as the university is in the midst of a presidential search. “I am pleased the governor has reappointed these three trustees…

Trustees begin search for next NIU president

Altgeld Hall
The Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees today authorized the formation of a 28-person Presidential Search Advisory Committee (PSAC) to advise the board and submit candidates for the position of NIU’s 12th president. President John G. Peters announced during his Oct. 11 State of the University Address that he will step aside June 30, 2013. Under Peters’…

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