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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...
Andrew Digate and Daniel Koenen
Eric Weldy, vice president for the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, has announced the hiring of two new directors: Andrew Digate, director of Health Services; and Daniel Koenen, executive director of Campus Dining Services. Digate, who began his new position June 27, brings a wealth of experience gained during his nearly 20-year tenure...
Mentoring: It works. Find out why.
Mentoring, a critical ingredient in student career success, will soon be receiving additional support and awareness from NIU students, faculty and staff. The Huskie Mentoring Summit, hosted by University Honors, will offer students the opportunity to explore the lifelong benefits of serving as a mentor or mentee. NIU undergraduate students with experience as mentors or...
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...
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Next Friday, July 31, we will be hosting approximately 2,000 potential new Huskies and their families on campus. The Northern Illinois University Summer Open House takes place mainly in Holmes Student Center, but a campus scavenger hunt and departmental receptions are also planned. Open House experiences weigh very heavily on students’ final decision on where...
Photo of bratwurst on a grill
In appreciation for the effort and involvement of non-traditional, off-campus, and military student populations, Off-Campus and Non-Traditional Student Services and Military Student Services will host several events during the week of April 20. Town Hall Meeting Monday, April 20, 10 to 11 a.m. Holmes Student Center, Sky Room The town hall setting provides an opportunity...
Some are community advisers and dining hall managers in the residence halls. Some are tutors at ACCESS. Some are employed at Career Services. Two students are working this semester as web application developers for Housing & Dining – and, like several of their fellow Huskies, earning internship credit or transcript notations along the way. And...
Eric A. Weldy
These are difficult times for race relations in our country, and I want you to know that I am as concerned about the outcomes of the events in both Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y., as you are. I want you to know that I have heard your concerns about issues on our campus and...
Open House – Spring 2014
On Monday, Oct. 13, we will be hosting approximately 2,000 VIPs on campus – potential new Huskies and their families. Our first Fall Open House takes place mainly in the Holmes Student Center, but campus tours and departmental receptions are also planned, so no matter where you work, you should see these families around campus. Studies...
Eric A. Weldy
Showing our Huskie Pride is part of our rich Homecoming tradition at NIU. As you celebrate Homecoming and its traditions this week, enjoy your time with friends, classmates, alumni and others in our community. As members of the NIU Huskie Family, we are committed to the principles of the Northern PACT: creating a purposeful, just, caring,...
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