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Eric Dannenmaier
A widely published Indiana University law professor with broad national and international connections has accepted an offer to become dean of the NIU College of Law. Members of the NIU Board of Trustees will consider the appointment of Dr. Eric Dannenmaier, professor at the Indiana University McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis, at their next...
Laurie Elish-Piper
Growing up in Highland, Ind., Laurie Elish-Piper loved books and school. As an undergraduate at tiny Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, a city about an hour south of the home where her parents still live, she combined those joys of her life into a career she would treasure just as much. “I wanted to be...
Paul Kassel
Paul Kassel, professor of theatre arts at the State University of New York at New Paltz, will become dean of the NIU College of Visual and Performing Arts. Members of the NIU Board of Trustees endorsed his appointment April 14 following a national search. Kassel begins work July 1 in DeKalb. NIU Executive Vice President...
Swen Parson Hall
Four finalists for the deanship of the NIU College of Law will hold open forums this week. Oren R. Griffin: Tuesday, April 5 11 to 11:45 a.m., Altgeld Hall 231 Darryll K. Jones: Thursday, April 7 11 to 11:45 a.m., Altgeld Hall 203 Eric Dannenmaier: Tuesday, April 12 10 to 10:45 a.m., Altgeld Hall 231...
Laurie Elish-Piper
Laurie Elish-Piper, who has served as acting dean of the Northern Illinois University College of Education since 2015, will take over officially July 1. Members of the NIU Board of Trustees endorsed her appointment last week following a national search. “Dr. Elish-Piper’s vision for the future of the college is informed not only by her...
Balaji Rajagopalan
Balaji Rajagopalan, head of the Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend, will become dean of the Northern Illinois University College of Business July 1. Members of the NIU Board of Trustees endorsed his appointment last week following a national search. NIU is “fortunate to have attracted a proven leader, with significant experience in...
Altgeld Hall in snow
NIU is currently conducting searches for new deans to lead three colleges. A search for a new dean of the College of Law will launch soon. College of Visual and Performing Arts NIU is seeking an experienced, energetic and visionary leader to serve as the dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The...