Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker is restructuring additional university positions. Vice President Bill Nicklas will now be responsible for operations and community relations.
Vice President Administration Human Resources Steve Cunningham will devote his full attention over the next few months to sorting through pension issues on behalf of the university to clarify the "new retirement landscape." Cunningham has expressed interest in pursuing other employment opportunities when that work is completed.
NIU's Police Chief Tom Phillips will be added to the President’s Operations Cabinet.