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Like the weather, things in enrollment management are global, can change quickly and can be unexpected, especially in the state of Illinois. When asked about snow totals for December 2013’s Winter Storm Electra, a meteorologist replied, “There remains some uncertainty as it relates to the exact track of this storm, including critical details on the...
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The successful implementation of several key recruitment tactics, data-driven decision making, collaborative efforts with Academic Affairs, increased strategic marketing led by University Relations and early planning have resulted in more than 18,000 freshman applications for fall 2013 recruitment to date. In the enrollment management “funnel” – where the top of the funnel represents all prospective...
Students and their families can pose like NIU Huskie football fans during Admitted Student Days.
While the NIU campus buzzes with the activity of helping students learn today so they can lead tomorrow,  many faculty and staff are busy preparing for the fall 2013 incoming class. On Saturday, Feb. 2, the university’s largest-ever Admitted Student Day welcomed almost 400 admitted students (and more than 1,300 people overall) to campus to...
Trees with colorful autumn leaves line Normal Road on campus.
Northern Illinois University’s new residential complex opened this fall to rave reviews. Next fall, the new NIU Outdoor Recreational Sports Complex and Chessick Practice Center and two newly renovated residence halls – Gilbert Hall and Grant North D Tower – will come online. With that in mind, Northern Illinois University invites prospective students to see “the new...
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For those with college in their future, Northern Illinois University will host an undergraduate admissions information session at the NIU Naperville Education and Conference Center from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25. Kimberley Buster-Williams, director of admissions at NIU, says this is a tremendous opportunity for students considering enrolling in a quality, major comprehensive...
Workers are busy completing NIU’s new residential complex, which opens this fall.
The college a student chooses to attend should reflect that student’s goals and aspirations as well as personality. With that in mind, Northern Illinois University is hosting an open house Thursday, July 26, to help prospective freshmen and transfer students find the right fit. “The open house is a perfect opportunity to explore not only...
Kimberley Buster-Williams has joined the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management as director of Admissions. Buster-Williams arrived July 16 at NIU following a seven-year tenure as director of admissions at the University of Michigan-Flint. At Flint, she devised successive strategic enrollment plans that raised student numbers from 6,000 in 2006 to more than 8,000...