The Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees Professorship was established in 2007 to receognize those faculty who have achieved a consistent record of excellence in teaching, scholarship or artistry, service and outreach, and academic leadership; have earned a national/international reputation for professional achievements; and are deemed likely to make continued and substantial contributions in higher education.
David Hedin, Department of Physics (2009)
William Baker, Department of English; University Libraries (2009)
Daniel L. Gebo, Department of Anthropology (2008)
Narayan S. Hosmane, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry (2008)
Christine D. Worobec, Department of History (2008)