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The second town hall meeting of the spring semester will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center. NIU President Doug Baker will host the meeting which will focus primarily on the university’s Program Prioritization initiative. President Baker will be joined by Executive Vice...
Jenée Carlson
NIU freshman Jenée Carlson has been honored among the 2016 class of Newman Civic Fellows. Carlson, who is a business major and NIU Research Rookie, is making an immediate and powerful impact on campus thank to her passion to improve the food security in her hometown and university community. “I chose to major in business...
An NIU College of Business BELIEF Program student
One of the phenomenal benefits and results of an NIU education – of what some call “the NIU experience” – is the well-rounded preparation we offer for life itself. Students here learn more than what they need to excel in their chosen professions. They gain an understanding of the mutual benefits of mentoring; of the...
NIU President Doug Baker
“Ethically Inspired Leadership.” The words are familiar words to anyone on the NIU campus as one of President Doug Baker’s pillars of Student Career Success, but their meaning might seem unclear to those outside the university community. Such was the case for a corporate executive booked to speak at the annual BELIEF Week in the...
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...
NIU President Doug Baker and Chief Diversity Officer Vernese Edghill-Walden participate in October's Unity Walk.
One of the hallmarks of higher education is the incredible immersion it provides students from different backgrounds and walks of life into a sea of rich and diverse perspectives. Young and old scholars from small towns, suburban villages and urban cities from across our nation, and from countries far beyond our borders, all come here...
NIU President Doug Baker
Leaders in Ethics and Academic Discipline (LEAD), an NIU College of Business student organization, will host NIU President Doug Baker for a Huskie Ethical Awareness Talk. Baker will speak on “Ethically Inspired Leadership: The Student Perspective” from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, in Barsema Hall 200. LEAD is a component of the BELIEF...
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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Politics basked in the spotlight Tuesday – Super Tuesday – as the seven candidates vying to occupy the Oval Office for the next four years gained some clarity of where their efforts stand. Amid the stump speeches and the victory speeches, however, one message communicated Tuesday voiced not only genuine optimism for tomorrow but also...
Two pieces of information released this week – a letter to the state Higher Learning Commission and a bond rating update from Moody’s – offer a glimpse into the relative financial strength of Northern Illinois University as it continues to cope with the ongoing budget stalemate in Springfield. In the letter to the HLC, NIU...
NIU President Doug Baker
Following nearly nine months without a state budget, it’s understandable that the political standstill in Springfield continues to weigh heavily on the hearts and minds of our university community. We’ve seen that on the faces of our students, including Briana Smith, who joined me on the stage last week during our Unity Rally for a...
NIU President Doug Baker
NIU President Doug Baker will host a town hall meeting from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center. The meeting offers an opportunity for university faculty, staff and students to engage in a conversation with university leadership about important initiatives and issues. A live stream is...
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