- President Lisa C. Freeman
- Advisory Groups
Presidential Advisory Groups
Presidential Commission on Race and Ethnicity
The Presidential Commission on Race and Ethnicity (PCORE) advises the president on the status of minority students, faculty and staff and makes recommendations to improve the quality of life and opportunities for minorities at NIU.
Presidential Commission on Interfaith Initiatives
The Presidential Commission on Interfaith Initiatives (PCII) advises the president on issues and concerns related to the diversity of belief systems represented at NIU. Its members also recommend research and actions needed to advance these matters.
Presidential Commission on Well-being
The Presidential Commission on Well-being (PCWB) advises the president on issues and concerns related to health and wellness at NIU. The commission strives to provide relevant resources to campus and communicate the benefits of enhanced well-being.
Presidential Commission on the Status of Women
The NIU Presidential Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) advises the president on issues and concerns related to the status of women at NIU.
Presidential Commission on Persons with Disabilities
The Presidential Commission on Persons with Disabilities (PCPD) advises the president regarding issues and concerns related to people who have disabilities with, an emphasis on promoting issues of physical, virtual and attitudinal accessibility. The commission collaborates with others on campus to improve the campus climate, advocate for accessibility and increase the university community's awareness of issues concerning individuals with disabilities.
Presidential Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
The Presidential Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (PCSOGI) is the primary channel by which advice is given to the president of NIU on issues and concerns affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals at the university. The commission makes recommendations on actions needed in areas including academic programs, student services, workplace matters, university policies and the general campus environment.