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NIU President John G. Peters
President John G. Peters charted Northern Illinois University’s course toward the future today, calling for enrollment growth to 30,000 by 2020, attracting more high-performing students and increasing the university’s dedication to hands-on learning that prepares students to be leaders after college. Those were among the highlights of Peters’ 12th State of the University address, which...
Northern Illinois University has named Bill Nicklas as the university’s new associate vice president for institutional planning and sustainability, President John G. Peters announced today. Nicklas, who currently serves as city manager for the City of Sycamore, will guide the university’s institutional planning efforts and oversee community-based strategic and economic development initiatives in his new...
NIU President John G. Peters will deliver his annual State of the University Address at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in the Altgeld Hall auditorium. President Peters will speak about the Vision 2020 Initiative. The speech is open to the public, and will be streamed live here at NIU Today. University release time policies pertain...
Aerial view of central campus
This is the last in a series of articles offering a brief overview of the Vision 2020 working group reports. Colleagues, Today I am pleased to announce that the sixth and final Vision 2020 Working Group report is available online for review and comment. This report, from the Sustainability Working Group, focuses on what Northern...
NIU students chat near Altgeld Hall
Returning students will be met with a number of changes on campus this fall, including the change of the name of the College of Education’s Department of Teaching and Learning (TLRN) to the Department of Special and Early Education (SEED). Along with the name change, the College of Education has realigned programs within three departments:...
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This is the fourth in a series of articles offering a brief overview of the Vision 2020 working group reports. The Vision 2020 Working Group on Regional Impact, Outreach, Engagement and Graduate Education has issued a report offering detailed recommendations regarding ways that NIU can capitalize on its geographic location and increase enrollment in graduate...
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