Photo of the Holmes Student Center in winter

Campus to close two extra days in December

As authorized by NIU President John Peters, following consultation with the staff councils, divisional vice presidents and Provost’s Office representatives, two Scheduled Closure Days will be implemented Wednesday, Dec. 21, and Thursday, Dec. 22. The decision results in a total closure period

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Civic Leadership Academy opens 2011-12 year with Oct. 25 workshop on strategic planning

The 2011-12 Civic Leadership Academy kicks off  Tuesday, Oct. 25, with NIU’s own Gerald Gabris presenting “Strategic Planning: Now is the Time!” This workshop is a “guided tour” of the practical techniques and fundamental principles of the strategic planning process. Gabris will

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Website to track performance-based budgeting

NIU’s Division of University Relations launched a new website today to monitor and report activity in Springfield related to performance-based budgeting. Beginning in Fiscal Year 2013, the Illinois Board of Higher Education budget recommendations to governor and the General Assembly will include

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NIU President John G. Peters

NIU sets enrollment goal of 30,000 by 2020

President John G. Peters charted Northern Illinois University’s course toward the future today, calling for enrollment growth to 30,000 by 2020, attracting more high-performing students and increasing the university’s dedication to hands-on learning that prepares students to be leaders after college. Those

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NIU ’emergency information’ website ensures latest campus safety updates always online

Student, parents, faculty and staff can stay on top of campus safety online. The NIU website offers important and useful information that students will need daily, in stormy weather and during occasional emergencies, said Kathy Buettner, Vice President for the Division of

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NIU President John G. Peters

Pension reform must be fair to all, Peters says during meeting of state university annuitants

Efforts to repair the state’s failing pension system should not punish those who have faithfully paid into that system, NIU President John Peters said today in his keynote address at the State University Annuitants Association annual meeting in Springfield. “It is unfair

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