retirement http://northernpublicradio.org en Dr. Peters Will Leave NIU In June 2013 http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dr-peters-will-leave-niu-june-2013 <p>Dr. John G. Peters&nbsp;will step down as president of Northern Illinois University effective with the end of the current academic year. Peters announced his&nbsp;plans during this afternoon's State of the University address.</p><p>The&nbsp; respected political scientist became the 11th president of NIU in June 2000.</p><p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 20:50:25 +0000 WNIJ 19708 at http://northernpublicradio.org Dr. Peters Will Leave NIU In June 2013