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Center for Black Studies
Recent national unrest due to gun violence continues to remind the community of the need to understand differing perspectives and the necessity to work together toward social justice, equity and open dialogue about racial issues. “Given the 24/7 nature of social media and the immediacy of news, it was important to create ongoing opportunities for the NIU community...
Gena Flynn
Gena Flynn, the new director of NIU’s Center for Black Studies, brings 16 years of higher education leadership experience to her new job directing the center’s efforts to promote excellence and engagement in teaching, learning, scholarship, artistry, outreach and service. Flynn, who will assume her new role July 1, has spent most of her career...
Center for Black Studies
Open forums begins Tuesday, May 3, for the five finalists for the directorship of the NIU Center for Black Studies. Established in 1971, the Center for Black Studies supports the mission of the university to promote excellence and engagement in teaching, learning, research, scholarship, artistry and outreach and service. It operates under the leadership of...