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Mandatory ethics training begins, deadline for completion is Nov. 12

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It is time again for all NIU employees to complete annual ethics training. Everyone who receives a paycheck from the university must complete this training. Under the terms of the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act, all full-time and part-time, regular and temporary faculty, staff, graduate assistants, extra help and student employees must complete on-line ethics training. Employees…

Gov. Quinn to visit campus today, speak on MAP funding

Gov. Pat Quinn
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn will visit NIU at noon today to discuss his plan to make higher education more affordable and accessible by doubling the state’s investment in the Monetary Assistance Program (MAP) over the next five years. Quinn will hold a news conference at the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center, 231 N. Annie Glidden Road.…

Higher education bills introduced in Springfield

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News from Springfield … The University of Illinois Institute for Government and Public Affairs has released the result of its study, the Fiscal Futures Project. Key findings were that while the changes to four out of the five Illinois state-funded pension systems will eliminate their unfunded liability over the next 25 years, Illinois’ deficit will increase to…

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