April 12, 2010
What: Northern Illinois University will hold a naming ceremony for the newly designated John E. La Tourette Hall, formerly known as the Faraday Hall West building.
Where: The foyer of John E. La Tourette Hall (formerly Faraday Hall West) on the NIU campus.
When: 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, 2010; space is limited, so members of the media should arrive early.
Why: The NIU Board of Trustees voted in December to rename Faraday Hall West in honor of John La Tourette, who served as NIU president from 1986 to 2000. The building first opened in 1995, during the midst of his tenure as university president. It represents one of his many achievements at NIU.
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Media Contact: Tom Parisi, NIU Media Relations and Internal Communications
Phone: (815) 753-3635