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At the Heart of a Great University

With 18 departments and spanning the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the largest of NIU's six undergraduate colleges. By the nature of our mission, we touch virtually every new student to the university, regardless of their major, through the wide array of general education courses housed within our departments. We provide the solid liberal arts foundation that students can build upon. Your future career success begins here!


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NIU remembers prolific historian David Kyvig. NIU Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus David Edward Kyvig, a noted Constitutional historian and specialist on recent America, whose 1996 book “Explicit and Authentic Acts: Amending the U.S. Constitution, 1776-1995” was awarded the Bancroft Prize and the Henry Adams Prize, died on Monday, June 22, at George Washington University Hospital after a lifelong battle with diabetes. He was 71.



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