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Last week, the NIU Student Association (SA) unveiled a mural in the Holmes Student Center outside the Center Cafe to commemorate their #OneLoveNIU campaign. The mural features images that were gathered through the campaign. #OneLoveNIU launched after the November election, spearheaded by Student Association Director of Student Life Anthony Williams II, “to generate positive content and...
As part of efforts to create a campus climate that better supports and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion, the university’s cultural resource centers, as well as the Office of Diversity and Equity will begin reporting to the Office of Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion within the Division of Academic Affairs. The changes were made in...
The first in NIU’s series of Diversity Dialogues began, appropriately, with the First Amendment. Students, faculty and area community members gathered Wednesday in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium for “The First Amendment, Free Speech and Lawful Assembly.” The panel discussion kicked off the series designed to give the university community to place to talk openly and...
Diversity Dialogues
Yale Law School Senior Research Scholar Frederick M. Lawrence will help NIU kick off a new series of Diversity Dialogues that will provide a space for members of the university community to talk openly and honestly on complex and important matters. Sponsored by NIU, the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost and the City...
Vernese Edghill-Walden
It’s been a little over a month since Vernese Edghill-Walden joined Northern Illinois University as the first chief diversity officer and senior associate vice president for academic diversity. As the former provost and chief academic officer of the City Colleges of Chicago, Edghill-Walden has a wealth of higher education experience and is a recognized leader...