Eddie Williams

NIU
6:24 am
Mon May 20, 2013

Eddie Williams: Job History At NIU

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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.

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Eddie Williams
6:23 am
Mon May 20, 2013

Williams Back At NIU; Not For Long

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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.”  

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Eddie Williams
5:50 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Federal Investigation Continues For NIU Administrator

Eddie Williams
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It has been a little more than two months since Executive Vice President Eddie Williams was named in an FBI search warrant. 

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NIU
11:49 am
Fri March 22, 2013

NIU Promotes Nicklas

Bill Nicklas

Northern Illinois University has announced another staffing move within the school's administration. The Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Bill Nicklas as the Vice President for Public Safety and Community Relations.

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Section 8 Housing Probe
5:47 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

NIU VP Williams On Leave Following FBI Search

NIU Executive Vice President Eddie Williams
NIU

A top administrator at Northern Illinois University is now on paid leave. The move involving Eddie Williams is related to the search of the campus police department by federal authorities this week. 

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NIU
3:15 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

NIU Announces Public Safety Shakeup

Credit Susan Stephens / WNIJ

Northern Illinois University announced Friday that a temporary appointee will oversee the campus police department. William Nicklas, the associate vice president of Institutional Planning and Sustainability at NIU, will serve as temporary acting director of Public Safety.

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