NIU's Stevens Building is a step closer to major renovations. It houses classes for Anthropology as well as Theatre and Dance. Faculty and staff will move out of the building starting Monday. Construction begins in January.
According to the university, the school’s “Mainstage Series” productions, normally performed in the O’Connell Theatre or Players Theatre, will move to Huntley Middle School
Much of the Department of Anthropology’s collection, which includes 20,000 bones, was moved during spring break to a storage space in Cole Hall.
The Dixon City Council votes Monday on a credit-card use policy. It comes a month after the resignation of the city's former engineer. He used city-issued credit cards to pay thousands of dollars in personal expenses. He later reimbursed the city for the balance.
Northern Illinois University Executive Vice President Eddie Williams has returned to the campus after nearly two months of paid leave. Here is an overview of his employment history with NIU. Information was provided to WNIJ through a Freedom of Information Act Request.
Northern Illinois University confirmed Dr. Eddie R. Williams has returned from a leave of absence, but his tenure is expected to be short-lived. Williams announced he will retire from NIU May 31, 2013.
According to a statement from NIU, outgoing NIU President John Peters lauded Williams's "experience and expertise" and said he "is highly respected for his budget expertise and his many contributions to university operations.”