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James E. Thompson (pictured on left), a longtime supporter of NIU, has renewed the James E. Thompson Professorship in Marketing for three more academic years. Thompson, a 1967 marketing alumnus, who served as executive vice president and managing director of the Leo Burnett Company, established the professorship in 2014 for a three-year term. It was...
Northern Illinois University is pleased to announce a major gift from longtime supporter James Thompson to establish the James E. Thompson Professorship in Marketing.┬áThompson, a 1967 marketing alumnus, served as executive vice president and managing director of the Leo Burnett Company. “The NIU College of Business was a pivotal experience for me back in the...