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NIU President John Peters led a ceremony this afternoon to mark the fifth anniversary of the Feb. 14, 2008, tragedy inside Cole Hall. Below are his remarks. By most measures, five years is a fleetingly brief time. On a college campus, however, that span approximates a generation. So it is that as we come together today,...
NIU President John G. Peters
In response to the shootings today, President John Peters has released the following statement: “Our hearts ache for the children of Sandy Hook Elementary School, and for their families. We pray that they find strength and comfort today and in the many difficult days ahead. We share an understanding of the pain and devastation that...
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Join your colleagues for good food and good cheer at the annual holiday luncheon hosted by President John and Mrs. Barbara Peters. This complimentary luncheon for faculty, staff and annuitants will take place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Attend this complimentary...
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Northern Illinois University President John G. Peters updated the university community Tuesday, Nov. 20, regarding NIU’s response to recent events and offered holiday greetings for the Thanksgiving weekend.
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The Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees today authorized the formation of a 28-person Presidential Search Advisory Committee (PSAC) to advise the board and submit candidates for the position of NIU’s 12th president. President John G. Peters announced during his Oct. 11 State of the University Address that he will step aside June 30, 2013....
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With NIU President John Peters’ announcement of his intention to step aside June 30, 2013, the Supportive Professional Staff Council is seeking input from SPS employees regarding the upcoming search process. “In preparation for the process to find a replacement I seek your input on what attributes SPS desire in the next president of NIU,”...
A gathering of NIU students, administrators, staff and dignitaries braved “Huskie weather” to attend this afternoon’s ceremonial groundbreaking for the university’s new 27-acre outdoor intramural sports complex. Completion is expected in time for the Fall 2013 semester. “The complex will create opportunities for our students to forge new friendships, help them connect to campus and...
NIU President John G. Peters delivers his 2012 State of the University Address.
Northern Illinois University President John G. Peters announced today that he will step down June 30, 2013, closing the book on 13 years of leadership as the university’s 11th chief executive officer. Peters made the announcement during his annual State of the University Address, held inside historic Altgeld Hall. “I can’t express in words my...
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Northern Illinois University and Waubonsee Community College have agreed to develop a process that will allow NIU students who transferred from Waubonsee without associate degrees to earn the two-year degree using credit from NIU courses. “We are launching a pilot project this fall that will help qualified NIU students earn an additional credential by transferring...
NIU President John G. Peters
NIU President John G. Peters will deliver the annual State of the University address at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, in the auditorium of Altgeld Hall. All are welcome. A short reception will follow immediately. The address also will be live-streamed here on NIU Today and via livestream.com/NIUlive. For more information, contact the NIU Office...
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NIU President John G. Peters this morning updated the Board of Trustees on the university’s Vision 2020 Initiative. Intended to secure NIU as the most student-centered public research university in the Midwest by 2020 and beyond, the blueprint represents an extensive benchmarking effort with input from across campus on academic excellence, campus improvements and fiscal...
Northern Illinois University announced its fall 2012 new freshman enrollment is up 2.9 percent to 2,664 following the first 10 days of classes, according to NIU’s Office of Institutional Research. The strength of the university’s incoming freshman class is reflected not only in its numbers, but also grade point average and class rank. The percentage...
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