NIU President John G. Peters was honored March 9 with the NASPA President’s Award at the annual awards luncheon held during the 2010 NASPA Annual Conference.
President Peters issued the following statement Wednesday, March 10, after Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn’s noon budget message. It originally was published that afternoon in Northern Today Extra.
The budget proposal set forth by Gov. Quinn today foreshadows another difficult and challenging year for higher education in Illinois.
Under this budget plan, appropriations for higher education will be rolled back to pre-2006 levels. For NIU, this represents a reduction of more than $6.7 million, or 6.2 percent.
For nearly 17 years, Judith Hermanson served as second in command of CHF International, helping grow the non-governmental organization (NGO) into a $400 million annual relief and development operation and powerful catalyst for positive change in communities worldwide.
Leaders of NIU’s initiative to revitalize undergraduate education will hear reports next week from faculty who are further developing the university’s goals for bachelor’s degree recipients.
As NIU contemplates the undergraduate experience through four lenses – critical thinking, communication, creativity and context – the third annual Assessment Expo will explore those exact concepts.
Even packed with students and a professor, the Wirtz Hall classroom is quieter than a library.
Liam Teague and Cliff Alexis will come out “swinging” this week in their life’s mission to prove that the steelpan is about much more than Caribbean cruises.
NIU Presidential Research Professor Winifred Creamer and Alice Ralph, a retired NIU administrator, are teaming up to ensure that NIU’s female students are paid fairly when they enter the workforce.
Illinois author Channy Lyons will deliver a public lecture at NIU on the Illinois Women Artists (IWA) Project as part of NIU’s celebration of Women’s History Month.
NIU’s Chemistry Club invites the public to its St. Patrick’s Chem Demo Night.
The magical evening of chemistry demonstrations will begin at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, in Faraday Hall 143.
NIU students have a way to feed you and the hungry in our community at the same time.
The 12th annual “Empty Bowls” project is scheduled for Wednesday, March 24, in the Chandelier Dining Room, 143 Adams Hall.