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Doug Baker
Over the past three months, the NIU community – including alumni and ‘communiversity’ members – have been engaged in an intensive process of discovery that has generated greater awareness of the depth of NIU resources, many of which are not fully recognized within our NIU community. It is also apparent that we have, for some time, faced...
Doug Baker
The numbers are in. On Wednesday, we announced the university’s 10-day fall enrollment count. We reported a modest increase in new freshmen and graduate school enrollment this fall, which is gratifying as the nation is in the midst of a national downturn in college enrollment trends. Yet it is clear that we have significant work...
NIU President Doug Baker chats with students during his first move-in day in DeKalb.
I’ve spent a great six weeks meeting members of the NIU community, but today is by far one of my favorite days – it’s Move-In Day for students at NIU. This morning, Dana and I joined hundreds of students, faculty, staff and community leaders in helping our new Huskies move in. I met many fantastic students,...
Douglas D. Baker
Greetings from our nation’s capital.  Yesterday I was busy hosting NIU’s first-ever research roundtable, which highlighted the strength and quality of faculty and student research to our nation’s leaders. Thank you to our entire delegation of researchers, students, and administrators for making the day a success. It is our goal to become the most student-centered...
Douglas D. Baker
NIU President Douglas D. Baker included the following message within today’s NIU Today news headlines to students, employees and annuitants. A similar message is being distributed to the university’s alumni base. As I walked across campus to and from meetings the past two weeks, I met many of our incoming students and their families as...
Douglas D. Baker
New NIU President Douglas D. Baker included the following message within today’s NIU Today news headlines to students and employees. A similar message was distributed to the university’s alumni base. As I begin my first official week as NIU’s 12th president, I have been meeting regularly with the leadership team at Northern Illinois University on...
Douglas D. Baker and Dana L. Stover
Today, I am excited to begin my time as Northern Illinois University’s 12th president and am proud to join the DeKalb community.
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