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Among the topics I addressed at our university town hall meeting last week was enrollment; specifically, what we are doing to stem the reduction of our student population and put us back on a growth trajectory after a 5.5 percent decline this fall. I noted that while some of the issues facing us involve the...
  Provost Lisa Freeman explains NIU PLUS during town hall No matter how well a university is marketed to prospective students, NIU Executive Vice President and Provost Lisa Freeman said, it must back up its claims with “a quality product.” “NIU PLUS is a quality product,” Freeman proudly told the in-person and online audiences Thursday...
NIU President Doug Baker
Reports from NIU’s Program Prioritization Task Forces will go online around 3 p.m. Monday, May 2. After that, speakers at the Wednesday afternoon town hall meeting urged repeatedly, comes the need for feedback. View the town hall slide show “Feedback is not window-dressing. Feedback, collaborative analysis and discussion is important to inform recommendations and decisions,...
NIU President Doug Baker talks to members of the VAWA Implementation Committee.
NIU President Doug Baker will lead a town hall meeting from 1 to 2:30 p.m. today. Here’s where to watch it online.
NIU President Doug Baker
NIU President Doug Baker invites the university community to participate in the next town hall meeting, scheduled from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center. The university’s Program Prioritization initiative will be the primary topic of discussion during the town hall, which also will include an...
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...
NIU can survive through the fall semester without a resolution of the Springfield gridlock that has caused an eight-month state budget impasse, NIU President Doug Baker told a town hall meeting audience Tuesday. But Baker doubts the “epic battle” between the governor and the legislature will last that long. “They’re locked in this, and we’re...
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...
Dani Rollins
President Doug Baker and a team of Northern Illinois University’s senior leaders delivered an upbeat message during a town hall meeting Wednesday afternoon in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium. Despite challenging times, they said, things are looking up. “There are a lot of universities that would love to be in the position that we’re in,” Baker...
NIU President Doug Baker will host an all-campus town hall meeting at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of the Holmes Student Center President Baker will be joined by a panel of university leaders to discuss important campus issues including the current budget uncertainty and fiscal sustainability, student recruitment and retention...
Citing a trend of declining enrollment and diminishing state support, Northern Illinois University President Douglas Baker outlined key initiatives of the administration meant to give the university greater control over its own future at two university-wide town hall meetings Thursday afternoon. Baker pointed to collaboration between Academic Affairs, Enrollment Management, Marketing & Communications and an...