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NIU’s Division of Academic Affairs will host a farewell reception Thursday, May 14, in honor of Jennifer Rosato Perea. Rosato Perea, dean of the NIU College of Law, has accepted a position as dean at DePaul University’s College of Law. Her last day at NIU is June 14. The reception takes place from 3 to...
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Provost Lisa Freeman consulted April 2 with the faculty of the College of Law regarding the processes to be used for identifying and appointing an individual to serve as dean during the period between Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea’s departure and the appointment of a permanent successor. It is anticipated that a national search will be...
Spring into action and join the NIU College of Law for the 2015 edition of its annual 5K Run/Walk and BBQ. Dust off those running shoes, stretch out those legs and get ready to hit the road Saturday, April 11. All runners, walkers, volunteers and sponsors to invited to participate in this exciting, Dean Jennifer...
Jennifer Rosato Perea will depart at the conclusion of the academic year, Northern Illinois University announced today. The dean of the NIU College of Law has accepted a position at Chicago’s DePaul University. When she was appointed to NIU Law in July 2009, Dean Rosato Perea became only the second Latina law school dean in...
Jennifer Rosato Perea
Northern Illinois University College of Law Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea has been named to the 2015 Lawyers of Color fourth annual Power List, a comprehensive catalog of the nation’s most influential minority attorneys and non-minority diversity advocates. Rosato Perea will be honored Wednesday, March 18, at the awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. Winners also will...
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Northern Illinois University College of Law has been named to the Top 50 list of the most diverse law schools in the country – by preLaw and The National Jurist magazines. These diversity rankings take into account the percentage of students of color in the student body and faculty at each law school in the...
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Registration remains open for the fourth annual women’s conference – “Women of Purpose: Unity is our Strength” – scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, in the Holmes Student Center. Sponsored by De Mujer a Mujer: Latina Assistance Program (an initiative of the Latino Resource Center) in collaboration with E.B.O.N.Y. Women, the...
From left: Second-year students and Latino/a Law Student Association members Gilberto Ruiz, Alicia Ayala, Claudia Cisneros and Danesa Tamayo stand with LLSA faculty adviser Professor Robert Jones.
Northern Illinois University’s College of Law has been named a Top 5 Regional Law School for Latina/o Students by Lawyers of Color, a minority legal organization. The school will be featured in the inaugural edition of the Latina/o Students Guide to Law Schools 2015, published by Lawyers of Color. Lawyers of Color previously recognized NIU...
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Northern Illinois University College of Law alumni Kenya Jenkins-Wright (’03) and Heather Wier Vaught (’05) join clinical assistant professor Colleen Boraca in being honored as “40 under 40” attorneys by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. The Law Bulletin Publishing Co. conducts the “40 under 40” survey annually to determine who they believe are the “up and...
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The NIU College of Law hosted alumni and guests May 19 as they were admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C. This year’s group of nine inductees included NIU Law alumni, faculty and members of the DeKalb County Bar Association. The exceptional day started at the Supreme...
Gov. Pat Quinn and NIU President Doug Baker greet Illinois Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson during the NIU College of Law commencement.
The NIU College of Law held its 2014 commencement exercises May 24 at the NIU Convocation Center. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn honored the occasion by delivering the commencement address;  ninety-nine graduates were awarded their Juris Doctor degrees. During his address, Quinn emphasized the key role of lawyers and legal professionals in shaping policy and action...
Kelsey Rakers and Jennifer Rosato Perea
NIU Law Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea was presented with a 2014 Women of Distinction Award from Suburban Life Magazine at a May 8 awards luncheon. This inaugural award recognized 12 of the most remarkable women in Chicago’s western suburbs – for their contributions to their communities, professions and causes. Rosato Perea was honored for her work...
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