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Cherilyn G. Murer
The NIU College of Law will present the final installment of the 2012-13 Murer Lectures on Professionalism at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center. The lecture will be presented by program sponsor Cherilyn Murer, chair of the NIU Board of Trustees. Murer will speak on “Professionalism and...
Northern Illinois University’s version of “March Madness” is advancing as the final four candidates to be the university’s next president have been selected to return for off-campus interviews with NIU’s Board of Trustees on Friday, March 22. “This is a critical juncture in the search process, and it comes at a very important time for...
Clockwise, from top left: Cherilyn G. Murer, Robert T. Boey, Wheeler G. Coleman and John R. Butler
Robert T. Boey, John R. Butler and Wheeler G. Coleman were reappointed Friday, Jan. 18, by Gov. Pat Quinn to the Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees. The reappointments come at a critical time for NIU, as the university is in the midst of a presidential search. “I am pleased the governor has reappointed these...
Like the rest of Huskie nation, Connie and Lavarre Uhlken watched from the edge of their seats Nov. 30 as Northern Illinois University squeaked out a double-overtime win over Kent State to claim the MAC Championship, and ultimately a berth to the Orange Bowl. “The whole game, they kept talking about the remote chance that...
Anthony A. Iosco
The Northern Illinois University College of Law held its 2012 Judges’ Reception Wednesday, Nov. 7. The event was extremely well-attended, with more than 150 judges, alumni, students, faculty, family and friends at the historic Gibsons Steakhouse in Chicago. The evening was highlighted by remarks Dean Jennifer Rosato and the Honorable Anthony Iosco (’78), who is...
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The Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees today authorized the formation of a 28-person Presidential Search Advisory Committee (PSAC) to advise the board and submit candidates for the position of NIU’s 12th president. President John G. Peters announced during his Oct. 11 State of the University Address that he will step aside June 30, 2013....
James W. Myles
James W. Myles, a member of the original NIU Board of Trustees, died Oct. 13 at North Shore Hospital after a short illness. He was 75. During the board’s organizational meeting, held Jan. 3, 1996, in the Clara Sperling Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center, former NIU Trustee Manny Sanchez nominated Myles for secretary....
John G. Peters
NIU President John G. Peters this morning updated the Board of Trustees on the university’s Vision 2020 Initiative. Intended to secure NIU as the most student-centered public research university in the Midwest by 2020 and beyond, the blueprint represents an extensive benchmarking effort with input from across campus on academic excellence, campus improvements and fiscal...
Ray Alden
Executive Vice President and Provost Ray Alden has issued the 2012-2013 call for nominations for the Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees Professorships. The professorships were established in 2007 by President John G. Peters and the Board of Trustees to recognize those tenured professors who: have achieved a consistent record of excellence in teaching, scholarship...
Cherilyn G. Murer
Eight leaders of state government and corporate health care agree that “true reform” of health care delivery is not only likely but coming, thanks to advances in technology and electronic medical records. That hopeful message closed a June 13 panel discussion moderated by NIU Board of Trustees Chair Cherilyn Murer. “I found it very gratifying...
Photo of a Communiversity in Bloom planter in downtown DeKalb.
The City of DeKalb is ushering in the summer season with a new program that adds a splash of nature’s color to areas within the city and on the NIU campus. Planters containing flowers and small shrubs have been deployed in locations in and around downtown DeKalb and throughout the NIU campus as a part...
Cherilyn G. Murer
Cherilyn G. Murer was re-elected today as chair of the Board of Trustees of Northern Illinois University for fiscal year 2013. She has served in this capacity since Sept. 15, 2011. Murer, who was first appointed to the board in 2005 and was reappointed in spring, 2011, previously served as the fourth member of the...
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