Robert Albanese en Charges Dropped Against Another NIU Employee <p>DeKalb County State’s Attorney Richard Schmack has dismissed all charges against Susan Zahm in connection to the ‘NIU Coffee Fund’ case.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:41:29 +0000 WNIJ 27191 at Charges Dropped Against Another NIU Employee Albanese Pleads Guilty In Coffee Fund Case <p></p><p>A former NIU administrator has pleaded guilty in connection with the recent coffee-fund investigation. Robert Albanese has struck a deal with prosecutors. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 17:11:10 +0000 Mike Moen 27095 at Albanese Pleads Guilty In Coffee Fund Case Departed NIU officials could face more consequences <p>Two Northern Illinois University administrators who abruptly resigned last month could be subject to further consequences despite termination agreements with NIU that put a stop to investigations pending at that time.</p><p>Robert Albanese, Associate Vice President for Facilities &amp; Operations, submitted his resignation on July 19, effective July 31. John Gordon submitted his resignation as director of the NIU Convocation Center on July 20, effective immediately.&nbsp;</p><p>In both cases, the university acknowledges that there were separate, independent allegations against Gordon and Albanese that were administratively investigated, and that the matter is subject to further investigation.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 22:10:08 +0000 WNIJ 16957 at