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Employees in the former Division of Finance and Facilities might notice some minor disruptions in computer services Monday, Nov. 11, and Tuesday, Nov. 12, as Information Technology Services makes some behind-the-scenes changes to how Users, Groups, Printer Agents and Login Scripts are handled. The changes are being made to align the computing infrastructure with the...
Photo of an NIU bus parked outside Altgled Hall
In May, the NIU baseball team enjoyed access to Wi-Fi on the bus to the Mid-American Conference Tournament in Ohio. Information Technology Services and NIU Transportation worked together to conduct a trial run of the service. The students could connect to the Internet to attend to coursework, check email and view multimedia at broadband speeds....
Huskie Pride at Work!
As summer winds its way toward fall, major campus improvement projects are enjoying some finishing touches. Current work include renovations to residence halls such as Gilbert Hall and Grant D Tower. Meanwhile, the brand-new Outdoor Recreation Sports Complex and the Kenneth & Ellen Chessick Practice Center are nearing completion. Each of these projects will enhance...
Bill Finucane
NIU Transportation and the Division of Finance & Facilities are hosting a farewell reception Tuesday, June 11, for Bill Finucane. The event takes place from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Altgeld Hall Room 315 (the Board of Trustees Room). Remarks are planned at 3 p.m. All are welcome. Finucane, longtime manager of the transportation department,...
Eddie R. Williams
Hanging prominently on the wall in Eddie R. Williams’ office is his framed, signed original offering letter from Northern Illinois University when he was extended his first full-time teaching position as an assistant professor of mathematics in 1970. Forty-three years and a lifetime of personal and professional achievement and service later, Williams announced he will...
Aquanette Simpson
Aquanette Simpson, director of Employee Services and Human Resource Development (ESHRD), has announced her retirement after 33 years at Northern Illinois University. NIU’s Division of Finance and Facilities joins ESHRD in inviting the campus community to a retirement open house planned in her honor from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, May 31, in the Clara...
Michael Mann
Michael Mann, former associate director of fiscal affairs and budgeting at the Illinois Board of Higher Education, has been appointed NIU’s assistant vice president of Budgeting and Finance. He begins his duties Wednesday, May 1. “Mike is a well-known and well-respected administrator in state higher education circles. He will be able jump right in here at...
Reavis Hall
The 27-year-old roof at Reavis Hall will undergo a complete replacement as construction begins Friday, Sept. 28. The roof, originally installed in 1985 with an expected life span of around 20 years, is approximately 18,400 square feet and consists of a single-ply, EPDM-ballasted rubber membrane. According to the university’s Division of Finance and Facilities, roof...
Clockwise from top left: Eddie Williams, Steve Cunningham, Bill Nicklas and Jeff Daurer.
Eddie R. Williams, NIU executive vice president for business and finance and chief of operations, today announced administrative changes as part of a reorganization designed to take advantage of the leadership strengths and knowledge base of members of the administration in order to maintain and improve the quality of service delivered to the NIU community...
NIU’s East Lagoon
One of the most beloved, scenic spots on campus will get an upgrade next spring when NIU adds a fountain to the East Lagoon. However, the addition has more to do with the health of the ecosystem than it does with aesthetics. The goal is to enhance water clarity and quality in ways that will...
NIU’s Convocation Center and Finance and Facilities are teaming to provide faculty and staff healthy lunch options each week this summer beginning Monday, June 6. “Healthy Summer 2011” participants will have the opportunity to enjoy inexpensive food choices at the Convocation Center from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The event will feature a...