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Northern Illinois University Your Future, Our Focus Northern Illinois University Your Future, Our Focus

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.

Walker Ashley

Walker Ashley
Professor of Geographic and Atmospheric Sciences

Amanda Littauer

Amanda Littauer
Professor of History and Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality


Jessica Labatte

Jessica Labatte
School of Art and Design Instructor of Photography

Blythe Kitner

Blythe Kitner
Audiology instructor


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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