Our faculty are here for you!

Making your future our focus

With over 1,100 instructional faculty and a student/faculty ratio of 16:1, we will be sure you get the attention you need to succeed.

NIU faculty are scholars, teachers, researchers, mentors and academic leaders who bring their broad range of diversity in expertise, experiences and backgrounds into the classroom and beyond.

Henna Muzaffar

Henna Muzaffar
Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics

Karen Samonds

Karen Samonds
Associate professor, Department of Biological Sciences


Paul Priester

Paul Priester
Chair, School of Interdisciplinary Health Professions

Laura Vazquez

Laura Vazquez
Board of Trustees Professor, Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Communication


Learn about more of our outstanding professors


Why NIU students love our faculty

 


 

 

Glennita Williams

“I like the classroom settings at NIU. I feel that they’re small enough for me to be engaged and I’ve had the chance to connect with my professors and have one-on-one time with them.”

Glennita Williams,
Political science major

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