NIU President John G. Peters invites the entire university community to join him in congratulating the newly named Board of Trustees Professors, Presidential Teaching Professors, Presidential Research Professor, Presidential Engagement Professor, and the Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Instruction Award.
A reception in their honor is planned from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, April 22, in the Altgeld Auditorium. The ceremony begins at 4 p.m.
Board of Trustees Professors
Daniel Gebo – Anthropology
Paul Kelter –Literacy Education
Zhili Xiao – Physics
Presidential Teaching Professors
E. Taylor Atkins – History
Chris Jones –Political Science
Pam Smith – Accountancy
Presidential Research Professor
Elizabeth Gaillard – Chemistry & Biochemistry
Wei Luo –Geography
Philippe Piot – Physics
Presidential Engagement Professor
Laurie Elish-Piper –Literacy Education
Andrea Molnar – Anthropology
Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award
Timothy Aurand – Marketing
Rebecca Hannagan – Political Science
Betty Helen LaFrance – Communication
Excellence in Undergraduate Instruction Award
James “Tim” Pierce – Communication
For more information, contact the Office of Special Events at (815) 753-1999 or [email protected].