Institutional Communications


Institutional Communications provides the university’s official voice in the public sphere.

Charged with telling interesting and fascinating stories of teaching, learning and discovery, our staff of skilled professionals creates clear and compelling messages that enhance the university’s image and identity throughout the region, state and nation.

The team produces news conferences, news releases and electronic newsletters, as well as collaborates in the creation of multimedia and magazine stories that highlight the NIU experience, its people and its programs. Institutional Communications is also the primary liaison for journalists who are reporting on NIU, or who are seeking expert sources from among our excellent faculty.

Call 815-753-1681 to learn more about what we’re doing to confirm NIU’s reputation as the Midwest’s premier regional university.

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Institutional Communications
Still Hall 110

Mary Spring
Administrative Assistant