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The campus community is invited to attend a retirement reception for Vice President of Administration and Finance Alan Phillips from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, February 28, at the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center. Phillips will retire March 1, 2017, from a 40-year career serving in senior government and higher education leadership and management positions...
Some familiar faces will assume new duties in the months ahead as the university seeks to fill openings on the president’s senior cabinet. Greg Brady has assumed the role of Acting Vice President and General Counsel. Brady has been an integral part of the university legal team for more than 14 years, serving for the...
Two members of the university leadership team have announced their departures. Vice President for Administration and Finance Alan Phillips will retire March 1, 2017, from a 40-year career serving in senior government and higher education leadership and management positions to spend time with his family, including a new grandchild. Vice President of Student Affairs Eric...
NIU President Doug Baker
Reports from NIU’s Program Prioritization Task Forces will go online around 3 p.m. Monday, May 2. After that, speakers at the Wednesday afternoon town hall meeting urged repeatedly, comes the need for feedback. View the town hall slide show “Feedback is not window-dressing. Feedback, collaborative analysis and discussion is important to inform recommendations and decisions,...
NIU President Doug Baker
NIU President Doug Baker invites the university community to participate in the next town hall meeting, scheduled from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center. The university’s Program Prioritization initiative will be the primary topic of discussion during the town hall, which also will include an...
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Northern Illinois University has announced the merger of Treasury Operations and Accounts Payable Services within the Controller’s Office function, effective immediately. Organization Chart The merger is a strategic effort within the Division of Administration and Finance to align NIU’s fiscal infrastructure with the university’s strategic imperative to increase affordability of a high-quality NIU education while...
NIU can survive through the fall semester without a resolution of the Springfield gridlock that has caused an eight-month state budget impasse, NIU President Doug Baker told a town hall meeting audience Tuesday. But Baker doubts the “epic battle” between the governor and the legislature will last that long. “They’re locked in this, and we’re...
NIU President Doug Baker will host a town hall meeting Tuesday, February 16 in the Regency Room at the Holmes Student Center. The meeting is scheduled for 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. and is an opportunity for university faculty, staff and students to engage in a conversation with university leadership about important initiatives and issues. President Baker...
Dani Rollins
President Doug Baker and a team of Northern Illinois University’s senior leaders delivered an upbeat message during a town hall meeting Wednesday afternoon in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium. Despite challenging times, they said, things are looking up. “There are a lot of universities that would love to be in the position that we’re in,” Baker...
Dani Rollins
Recruitment and retention took center stage Friday morning when nearly 150 NIU leaders gathered for President Doug Baker’s strategic plan implementation retreat. Participants, who ranged from department chairs and directors to deans and vice presidents, received a bird’s-eye view of NIU’s work to reverse declining enrollment and deal with diminished state funding. The first 60...
NIU President Doug Baker
NIU President Doug Baker invites the entire campus community to participate in an all-campus town hall meeting Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the Holmes Student Center’s Carl Sandburg Auditorium. The meeting is scheduled for 1:30 to 3 p.m. and is an opportunity for university faculty and staff to engage in a conversation about important university issues and...
Shyree M. Sanan
Northern Illinois University has named Shyree Sanan as its interim controller, effective May 1. Sanan will report directly to Alan Phillips, vice president for Administration and Finance. Sanan joined NIU in 2001 and has 14 years of progressively increased levels of responsibility as accountant, business manager, assistant to the vice president for Research and Innovation...
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