John Peters

Barbara Cole Peters
6:10 am
Mon May 13, 2013

NIU's First Lady Tells Stories Of "Women At Northern"

Barbara Cole Peters and John Peters
Credit NIU Media Services

NIU president John Peters isn’t the only one saying goodbye to the university at the end of June…so is his wife, Barbara Cole Peters.      

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Peters leaves June 30th
5:05 am
Tue May 7, 2013

A Send-off For NIU President Peters

Official portrait of NIU President John Peters: he says to look for symbolism within the painting.
Susan Stephens WNIJ

Northern Illinois University President John Peters still has seven weeks left on the job – but Monday, the campus and community came together to say goodbye.

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Presidential search in "final stage"
5:34 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

NIU's Next President Announced Soon

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Northern Illinois University officials are preparing to announce who their next leader will be. Although school representatives are being cryptic about the announcement, it could come as early as this week.

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Dr. John Peters' thoughts on moving on
7:28 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Exclusive: NIU President Reflects on 2/14

Credit NIU Media Services

Northern Illinois University President John Peters stayed in his position at the school longer than he had planned so he could reach this day: the fifth anniversary of the shooting in Cole Hall, where five students were killed and 21 others were injured. 

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NIU
5:09 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Applications Being Accepted for Next NIU President

NIU President John Peters
Credit NIU

Nominations and applications are being accepted for the next president of Northern Illinois University. John Peters will step down at the end of June. Applications for his replacement will be accepted through February 15th.

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NIU
8:16 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

NIU President Peters Explains Silence, Urges Unity

Northern Illinois University President John Peters
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Northern Illinois University President John Peters explains his silence on several controversial matters and asks the campus to stick together. 

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Education
5:32 am
Mon October 15, 2012

NIU President Reflects On His Tenure Ahead Of Planned Exit

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Last week, Northern Illinois University President John Peters announced he would step down in June 2013. The day after his announcement, Peters sat down with WNIJ's Mike Moen.

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State of the University
10:10 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Reaction To NIU President's Planned Exit

Northern Illinois University’s long-time president is stepping down at the end of the academic year. John Peters made the announcement at his annual State of the University address Thursday. 

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Education
6:17 am
Fri September 21, 2012

NIU Still Waiting On State Payments

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Northern Illinois University President John Peters has told members of the university's board of trustees that the state is once again behind on payments. 

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Education
4:28 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

New NIU students' tuition up $200 in fall

NIU's Altgeld Hall
Susan Stephens WNIJ

This fall’s crop of freshmen at Northern Illinois University can expect to pay $200 more in tuition per semester than last year’s freshmen. The NIU Board of Trustees approved a tuition increase of 4.75% at its meeting Thursday.

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