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NIU president Doug Baker throws out the first pitch Wednesday, July 25, to Chris Sale prior to the White Sox game vs. the Detroit Tigers.
Ask new Northern Illinois University president Doug Baker what the ace up his sleeve is, and he will say it’s the more than 150,000 alumni in the Chicago area that he would like to be involved in NIU student career success. However, at Wednesday evening’s Chicago White Sox game vs. Detroit, it was Baker who...
Douglas D. Baker and Dana L. Stover
Douglas D. Baker – an award-winning professor of business, proven high-level administrator and scholar of management and leadership in higher education – has been named the 12th president of Northern Illinois University. NIU’s Board of Trustees voted today to hire the 57-year-old Baker, whose appointment will be effective July 1. He currently serves as provost...
Matthew Streb
Matthew Streb, an associate professor of political science at NIU and frequent expert source in the news media on political matters, has been appointed to a year-long post serving as associate to President John Peters. Patterned after American Council on Education fellowships, the new NIU one-year position is designed to provide a leadership development opportunity...