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Business, education and faith leaders, including NIU President Doug Baker and former trustee Manny Sanchez, will gather at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, for a morning forum to urge movement on common sense immigration reform. The event at NIU-Naperville continues the growing chorus of bipartisan voices from across the state of Illinois calling on the...
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,...
Welcome Days 2012
So, who’s hungry? Um, everybody? The weekend will bring two opportunities for free food, not to mention plenty of fun and live music. Friday’s “We Are Huskies” Tailgate, scheduled from noon to 2 p.m. on the west lawn outside Huskie Stadium, offers a chance to relax with new friends and members of the university community...
Denise Schoenbachler
A group of 40 inner-city high school students visited NIU Monday to glimpse the possibilities that college could provide. The day included a question-and-answer session with NIU College of Business Dean Denise Schoenbachler, a chance to speak with admissions counselors and financial aid experts and even a few words of welcome from NIU President Doug...
NIU president Doug Baker throws out the first pitch Wednesday, July 25, to Chris Sale prior to the White Sox game vs. the Detroit Tigers.
Ask new Northern Illinois University president Doug Baker what the ace up his sleeve is, and he will say it’s the more than 150,000 alumni in the Chicago area that he would like to be involved in NIU student career success. However, at Wednesday evening’s Chicago White Sox game vs. Detroit, it was Baker who...
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Proton Computed Tomography. STEM education. Aerospace job creation. NIU’s significant accomplishments in advancing the creation and application of knowledge will move into the spotlight today in Washington, D.C., where federal lawmakers and their representatives will participate in the university’s first Research Roundtable. Led by President Doug Baker, Board of Trustees Chair John Butler and immediate...
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.
New NIU President Doug Baker films a video welcome message Thursday.
A week ago, Doug Baker set out on a cross-country journey on his Ducati motorcycle through breathtaking views, winding roads, endless hills of mountain country to the plains of Nebraska and Iowa. His goal: taking time to clear his head for the tasks awaiting him as NIU’s 12th president. But by early Monday morning – a...
Douglas D. Baker and Dana L. Stover
Douglas D. Baker – an award-winning professor of business, proven high-level administrator and scholar of management and leadership in higher education – has been named the 12th president of Northern Illinois University. NIU’s Board of Trustees voted today to hire the 57-year-old Baker, whose appointment will be effective July 1. He currently serves as provost...
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