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.

Leila Porter

Leila Porter
Professor of Anthropology

Tao Xu

Tao Xu
Chemistry and Biochemistry Professor


Kathleen McFadden

Kathleen McFadden
Operations Management and Information System Professor

Jeffrey Einboden

Jeffrey Einboden
English Professor


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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