About John G. Peters

2008 State of the University Address

President calls for focus on student success
and program integration in annual address

President Peters delivers his State of the University AddressIn his first annual address since the February 14th tragedy, NIU President John Peters told students, faculty and staff the university is moving forward with a renewed sense of purpose and unity, guided by its strategic plan and a focus on student success.

Peters said the university has already added 200 new class sections in areas of highest demand; is overhauling the core curriculum for the first time in 25 years; and will be creating cross-college “landing spots” for students who aren’t able to enter their first choice of academic major. READ MORE >>

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