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Dean Search, College of Law


Northern Illinois University (NIU) seeks a dynamic academic leader to serve as Dean of the College of Law.

Northern Illinois University (NIU), a regional public university of 20,000 students located about 64 miles from downtown Chicago in DeKalb, IL, seeks a dynamic, articulate, and energetic leader to serve as the next dean of the College of Law.

Search Committee

Member

Committee Position

Rank/Position

Department

Lisa Freeman

Chair

Executive Vice President and Provost (EVP&P)

Executive Vice President and Provost

Dean Block

Co-Chair

Dean

College of Health and Human Sciences

Marc Falkoff

Faculty

Acting Associate Dean and Associate Professor

College of Law

Robert Jones

Faculty Co-Chair

Associate Professor

College of Law          

Yolanda King

Faculty

Associate Professor

College of Law

Anita Maddali

Faculty/Clinical Faculty

Director of Clinics and Associate Professor

College of Law

Laurel Rigertas

Faculty

Associate Professor

College of Law

Amy Widman

Faculty

Associate Professor

College of Law

John Walton

Faculty

Associate Professor

College of Law

Heidi Kuehl

Library Faculty

Associate Professor/Law Library Director

College of Law

Patricia Zimmerman

Student Representative

Student

College of Law

Brent Eames

Alumnus of College of Law

External

David Keay

Member of BOV

External

Justice Jack O’Malley

Judiciary/Bar Representative

College of Law

Visiting Assistant Professor

Tita Kaus

Operating Staff Representative

Assistant to Dean

College of Law

Jeanna Hunter

SPS
Representative

Legal Writing/Academic Support

College of Law

 

Search Timeline

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by February 25, 2016.

Desired start date is July 1, 2016 and we encourage interested applicants to contact the search firm at:

Werner Boel or Sheila Murphy
NIULawDean@wittkieffer.com