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In Washington, D.C. … Activities in Washington over the past week bring to mind a quote from that great sage, Yogi Berra: “It’s déjà vu all over again.” Once again, Congress found itself at a critical juncture to approve a Continuing Resolution (CR) that would allow the federal government to operate Saturday, Oct. 1, the...
NIU President John G. Peters
President John G. Peters charted Northern Illinois University’s course toward the future today, calling for enrollment growth to 30,000 by 2020, attracting more high-performing students and increasing the university’s dedication to hands-on learning that prepares students to be leaders after college. Those were among the highlights of Peters’ 12th State of the University address, which...
John G. Peters
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Northern Illinois University has named Bill Nicklas as the university’s new associate vice president for institutional planning and sustainability, President John G. Peters announced today. Nicklas, who currently serves as city manager for the City of Sycamore, will guide the university’s institutional planning efforts and oversee community-based strategic and economic development initiatives in his new...
NIU President John G. Peters will deliver his annual State of the University Address at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in the Altgeld Hall auditorium. President Peters will speak about the Vision 2020 Initiative. The speech is open to the public, and will be streamed live here at NIU Today. University release time policies pertain...
Academic Convocation 2011
Inspirational, energetic and appropriate are three words NIU faculty and administrators used to describe the message new students heard at Friday’s Academic Convocation. In essence, they heard from speakers such as NIU President John G. Peters to Provost Ray Alden to study hard and get involved with their new learning and living community. In other...
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This is the last in a series of articles offering a brief overview of the Vision 2020 working group reports. Colleagues, Today I am pleased to announce that the sixth and final Vision 2020 Working Group report is available online for review and comment. This report, from the Sustainability Working Group, focuses on what Northern...
Vision 2020
The Vision 2020 Initiative came a bit more into focus today with the release of six reports that measure how Northern Illinois University stacks up against a cohort of similar institutions on dozens of criteria. “These reports will help us chart the course of NIU, from where we stand today, toward our goal of becoming...
NIU President John G. Peters
Efforts to repair the state’s failing pension system should not punish those who have faithfully paid into that system, NIU President John Peters said today in his keynote address at the State University Annuitants Association annual meeting in Springfield. “It is unfair to lay this problem at the feet of employees and annuitants. In the...
NIU President John G. Peters
We closed the books on another semester two weeks ago, which in theory means that it was a time to catch our breath … but not so this year.
NIU President John G. Peters
NIU President John G. Peters today released a letter to Illinois media stating his continued opposition to Illinois House Bill 148, which would permit Illinoisans, age 21 and older, to carry concealed weapons. “Supporters of this bill argue that it will make it easier for responsible owners of registered weapons to protect themselves. I know...
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President John Peters invites nominations of faculty, staff and students for appointment to the four presidential commissions for academic year 2011-2012. Self-nominations are welcome. Forward nominations, including name, address, e-mail and telephone number to Dori Hooker, Office of the President, at [email protected] Nominations should be submitted by Friday, May 6. Presidential Commission on Persons with...
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