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Northern Illinois University President Lisa Freeman announced today that Dr. Beth Fisher Ingram will be the university’s next executive vice president and provost beginning Thursday, May 16, 2019. “We are very excited to welcome Dr. Ingram,” said Freeman. “She is an accomplished academic and administrator with a wealth of experience at top-flight public research universities....
NIU is once again among a select group of nine higher institutions across the country to host the Fulbright Gateway Orientation. The solid positive feedback from last year’s program earned NIU a third consecutive invitation from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to host another orientation from Monday, Aug. 14 –...
Division of Academic Affairs (www.niu.edu/academicaffairs) and the Executive Vice President and Provost (www.niu.edu/provost) recently launched/re-launched their websites. Current and prospective students, faculty, staff and families can find useful resources, articles and upcoming events. “Ask the Provost” is a new feature on the Provost website, where people can leave questions and comments. Questions may be directed...
The first in NIU’s series of Diversity Dialogues began, appropriately, with the First Amendment. Students, faculty and area community members gathered Wednesday in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium for “The First Amendment, Free Speech and Lawful Assembly.” The panel discussion kicked off the series designed to give the university community to place to talk openly and...
Diversity Dialogues
Yale Law School Senior Research Scholar Frederick M. Lawrence will help NIU kick off a new series of Diversity Dialogues that will provide a space for members of the university community to talk openly and honestly on complex and important matters. Sponsored by NIU, the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost and the City...
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Executive vice president and provost finalist Marek Dollár will visit campus on Monday, April 28, and Tuesday, April 29, for interviews. Dollár is currently dean of the College of Engineering and Computing at Miami University of Ohio. Prior to this, he was professor and chair of the Department of Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering at...
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NIU’s next candidate for the position of executive vice president and provost, Salma Ghanem, will be on campus for interviews Wednesday, April 16, and Thursday, April 17. Ghanem is currently the dean of the College of Communication and Fine Arts at Central Michigan University. She previously served in the press office of the Egyptian Mission...
Altgeld Hall
Excellent finalists for the position of NIU executive vice president and provost have been chosen and will be coming to campus over the next month to meet with faculty, students and staff and to see the university. The first candidate, Martin Abraham, will be on campus for interviews Wednesday, April 2, and Thursday, April 3....
Anne Birberick
Vice Provost Anne Birberick is seeking nominations for the 2014 Presidential Teaching Professorships. Nominations are due Monday, Oct. 21, to Anne Birberick in the Office of the Provost, Altgeld Hall 220B. Following receipt of a letter of nomination, the selection committee will invite each nominated faculty member to prepare materials in accordance with the published...
Janice Hamlet
Academic Diversity Programs will host an invitation-only Diversity Leadership Summit from 11:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, in the Holmes Student Center. The event will bring together administrators, faculty, staff and student leaders from all across the university in creating a sense of community as it relates to diversity. President Doug Baker will...
Ray Alden
Executive Vice President and Provost Ray Alden has issued the 2012-2013 call for nominations for the Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees Professorships. The professorships were established in 2007 by President John G. Peters and the Board of Trustees to recognize those tenured professors who: have achieved a consistent record of excellence in teaching, scholarship...
Students on campus
NIU has completed the first three years of the implementation of the Great Journeys Strategic Plan. Provost Raymond W. Alden has issued a call for proposals to be considered for implementation in FY12 and beyond. Two types of proposals are being sought: Continuation of previously funded initiatives. New initiatives that will function as demonstration projects....
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