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A farewell reception will be held for Vice President of Legal Services and General Counsel Jerry Blakemore on Wednesday, Dec. 14, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Room 315 of Altgeld Hall. Join us as we wish Jerry the best in his new endeavor as general counsel at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Jerry D. Blakemore and Jennifer L. Weston
NIU general counsel Jerry D. Blakemore participated in a panel discussion Monday, June 27, at the annual meeting of the National Association of College and University Attorneys in San Francisco. Blakemore presented a paper he wrote with the assistance of Jennifer L. Weston, a legal intern in his office and a third-year law student in...
Jerry D. Blakemore
Growing up in East Chicago Heights, Jerry D. Blakemore clearly recognized the importance of education and public service. His father, J.D., who worked in the Youngstown Sheet and Tube steel mill for 31 years, held a seat on the village board and volunteered as a police officer and firefighter. His mother, Mattie, an operator for...
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President John Peters has announced that Vickie Gillio, deputy general counsel for employment and labor law at NIU, will become the university’s acting general counsel Saturday, Jan. 1. The search to replace Ken Davidson as vice president and general counsel is continuing at a rapid pace, Peters said, but the university will not complete the search prior to...
After serving NIU for 15 years and higher education for 35, Ken Davidson, NIU’s vice president for legal services and parlimentarian to the Board of Trustees, will retire Friday, Dec. 31. Plan to attend a reception held in Davidson’s honor from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, in the University Suite of the Holmes Student Center....
Ken Davidson
Exactly four decades to the day from when Ken Davidson received his first license to practice law, Northern Illinois University’s General Counsel today announced his retirement plans. Davidson, also an NIU Vice President and Parliamentarian for the NIU Board of Trustees, will continue to serve the university through Dec. 31. He joined NIU exclusively in...