NIU president http://northernpublicradio.org en Inauguration Week At NIU http://northernpublicradio.org/post/inauguration-week-niu <div>It’s inauguration week at Northern Illinois University. Doug Baker will be welcomed as NIU’s 12th president in ceremonies throughout the week…even though he’s held the position for more than four months now.&nbsp;</div><p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 06:25:57 +0000 Susan Stephens 38855 at http://northernpublicradio.org Inauguration Week At NIU NIU's President Baker Shaking The Organizational Tree http://northernpublicradio.org/post/nius-president-baker-shaking-organizational-tree <p style="background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: Georgia, serif;">Northern Illinois University&#39;s new president is putting his mark on the school&#39;s organizational charts. President Doug Baker announced a number of leadership changes at the university today.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 23:29:37 +0000 Susan Stephens 37491 at http://northernpublicradio.org NIU's President Baker Shaking The Organizational Tree A Send-off For NIU President Peters http://northernpublicradio.org/post/send-niu-president-peters <p></p><p>Northern Illinois University President John Peters still has seven weeks left on the job – but Monday, the campus and community came together to say goodbye.</p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 10:05:26 +0000 Susan Stephens 29451 at http://northernpublicradio.org A Send-off For NIU President Peters Next President Baker Has Big Plans For NIU http://northernpublicradio.org/post/next-president-baker-has-big-plans-niu <p></p><p>Enthusiasm ran high on the campus of Northern Illinois University yesterday as the public met the school’s next president for the first time. The Board of Trustees hired 57-year-old Doug Baker from the University of Idaho to lead the school beginning July First.</p><p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 09:33:25 +0000 Susan Stephens 27793 at http://northernpublicradio.org Next President Baker Has Big Plans For NIU Idaho VP/Provost Will Lead NIU http://northernpublicradio.org/post/idaho-vpprovost-will-lead-niu <p>Douglas D. Baker, Provost and Executive Vice President at the <a href="http://www.uidaho.edu/">University of Idaho</a>, has been selected as the twelfth president of Northern Illinois University.</p><p>An award-winning professor of business and scholar of management and leadership in higher education, Baker, 57, will assume the presidency on July 1.</p><p>NIU’s <a href="http://www.niu.edu/board/">Board of Trustees</a> voted Tuesday to hire the 57-year-old Baker, an expert in organizational strategy, structure and motivation.</p><p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 18:57:07 +0000 WNIJ 27771 at http://northernpublicradio.org Idaho VP/Provost Will Lead NIU NIU's Next President Announced Soon http://northernpublicradio.org/post/nius-next-president-announced-soon <p></p><p>Northern Illinois University officials are preparing to announce who their next leader will be. Although school representatives are being cryptic about the announcement, it could come as early as this week.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 22:34:48 +0000 Susan Stephens 27634 at http://northernpublicradio.org NIU's Next President Announced Soon Closed Door Meetings For NIU's Final Four Today http://northernpublicradio.org/post/closed-door-meetings-nius-final-four-today <p></p><p>The search for the next president of Northern Illinois University moves forward today… behind <a href="http://niu.edu/board/meetings/2013/board/03-22-13_Spec_Mtg_Public_Notice.pdf">closed doors at its Naperville campus</a>. The school’s Board of Trustees will meet with four finalists, whose identities have not been disclosed.</p><p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 07:49:14 +0000 Susan Stephens 27251 at http://northernpublicradio.org Closed Door Meetings For NIU's Final Four Today Applications Being Accepted for Next NIU President http://northernpublicradio.org/post/applications-being-accepted-next-niu-president <p>Nominations and applications are being accepted for the next president of Northern Illinois University. John Peters will step down at the end of June. Applications for his replacement will be accepted through February 15th.</p><p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 11:09:12 +0000 Jenna Dooley 22875 at http://northernpublicradio.org Applications Being Accepted for Next NIU President NIU President Orders Reviews Of Accounting, Police Department http://northernpublicradio.org/post/niu-president-orders-reviews-accounting-police-department <p></p><p style="background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color:#222222">Northern Illinois University employees received more than a traditional Thanksgiving greeting from their president in their inboxes this week: President John Peters also laid out a series of in-depth reviews the university is planning in response to several recent internal controversies.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 11:27:56 +0000 Susan Stephens 21681 at http://northernpublicradio.org NIU President Orders Reviews Of Accounting, Police Department Dr. Peters Helped Build NIU Through Dedication http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dr-peters-helped-build-niu-through-dedication <p>The son of first-generation immigrants from Eastern Europe, John Peters grew up understanding the importance of hard work and the value of education. The core values of dedication, family and sacrifice, which he learned on a small dairy farm in Strongsville, Ohio, helped prepare him to meet the challenges and changes of leading a 21<sup>st</sup> century university, a position he has held since 2000.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 10:08:33 +0000 Jane Denison Furness 19707 at http://northernpublicradio.org Dr. Peters Helped Build NIU Through Dedication