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NIU President Doug Baker
NIU President Doug Baker invites the entire university community to join him in congratulating the newly named Board of Trustees Professor, Presidential Research, Scholarship and Artistry Professors, Presidential Teaching Professor, Presidential Engagement Professor and the Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Instruction Award winners. A reception in their honor begins at 3 p.m. today in the...
Brian Williams
A six-month, no-salary suspension for NBC News anchor Brian Williams isn’t enough, says NIU journalism instructor Jason Akst. Williams, Akst says, should lose his job over his recent admission that he “misremembered” being in a helicopter under fire in Iraq. “These inaccuracies (which beg the question of how many more haven’t come to light) are...