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Members of the NIU community will soon have the opportunity to hear presentations on multicultural curriculum transformation given by faculty and staff from a wide range of disciplines. Each of the presenters participated in the most recent Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute. The Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute was designed to facilitate discussion about multicultural issues, to...
Anne Birberick
Vice Provost Anne Birberick is seeking nominations for the 2012 Presidential Teaching Professorships. Nominations are due Monday, Sept. 26, 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...
Provost Ray Alden will complement his top staff with two longtime NIU leaders who bring considerable administrative and university-level governance experience to the table. Anne Birberick, former chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, is the new vice provost. Birberick succeeds Earl “Gip” Seaver, who will become deputy provost July 1. NIU alumna...
Open forums begin Wednesday, April 20, for the position of vice provost. The vice provost is responsible for the undergraduate curriculum, retention, teacher certification associated with five colleges, and other areas related to the undergraduate academic mission. The vice provost reports to the executive vice president and provost, who has responsibility for the Division of Academic...
NIU employees Elizabeth Gaillard and Christina Peddle are among 10 women who recently were saluted by the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce for their tireless work in the community. Gaillard, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, was recognized for her research initiative and creativity in her profession. Peddle, an administrative secretary in the Office...
Earl "Gip" Seaver
Earl “Gip“ Seaver, vice provost at NIU and a member of the faculty in the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, was one of 11 alumni inducted this fall into the Outstanding Alumni Academy of the Western Michigan University College of Health and Human Services. As part of Homecoming 2010, Seaver was honored in recognition...
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The deadline to apply for NIU’s annual Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute has been extended to Friday, Jan. 28, to accommodate end-of-semester schedules. Hhosted by the Office of the Provost and the Committee on Multicultural Curriculum Transformation, the next institute will take place May 16 to May 20 next spring at the Holmes Student Center. Full-time tenured and...
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The Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education invites nominations for the 2011 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Excellence in Undergraduate Instruction awards. These awards honor excellent undergraduate teaching in the university, encourage the improvement of instruction and promote discussion among members of the university community on the subject of teaching. Recipients should be among the most...
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NIU’s annual Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute, hosted by the Office of the Provost and the Committee on Multicultural Curriculum Transformation, will take place May 16 to May 20 next spring at the Holmes Student Center. Full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty, instructors and supportive professional staff are invited to participate in the institute, which assists participants in incorporating multicultural perspectives and content...
Jerry Wright
NIU’s Student Support Services is celebrating not only the renewal of its federal funding but the addition of a fifth year. The U.S. Department of Education granted $1.8 million to the program, housed in the Office of the Provost, and extended its financial support because the NIU initiative is among the top 10 percent of...
The Office of the Provost has announced its annual call for nomiations for Presidential Teaching Professorships. Letters of nomination for the 2011 Presidential Teaching Professorships are due Monday, Sept. 27, to Vice Provost Earl “Gip” Seaver, Office of the Provost, Altgeld Hall 220. Following receipt of a letter of nomination, members of the selection committee will...
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