Erica McFarland, M.A.

Title: Academic Advisor (last names A-G)
Department: Central Advising Office
Office Location: EB 136
Office Phone: 815-753-3130


  • M.A. in Higher Education Administration, University of Louisville
  • B.S. in Biology, Brescia University

Work Experience

  • Academic Advisor, BUonline, Brescia University (2018)
  • Campus Visit Coordinator, Admissions, Brescia University (2016-2019)

Professional Associations

  • NACADA—The Global Community for Academic Advising
  • NIU LGBT Ally and Trans Ally
  • NIU Undocumented Community Ally

Academic Advising Interests

  • Women in STEM
  • Underrepresented minorities in STEM
  • First-generation students
  • Developmental advising
  • Appreciative advising
Erica McFarland
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