Employee councils from NIU co-hosted a forum Wednesday, which included several area state lawmakers. The event was viewed as an opportunity for NIU faculty to offer their thoughts as the General Assembly continues to explore how to fix Illinois' troubled pension system.
Wednesday was a day for celebrations at Northern Illinois University…even before the undefeated Huskies crushed Ball State, 48 to 27. It was Inauguration Day for NIU president Doug Baker, and student achievement was the focus.
An important figure in Northern Illinois University’s history is back on campus today to celebrate the school’s future. NIU’s tenth president John La Tourette will attend the inauguration of the 12th president, Doug Baker.
It’s inauguration week at Northern Illinois University. Doug Baker will be welcomed as NIU’s 12th president in ceremonies throughout the week…even though he’s held the position for more than four months now.
A young woman fell to her death Friday afternoon at Northern Illinois University. Police say the unidentified woman was in her late teens or early twenties and apparently killed herself by jumping from the campus parking deck .
The university says the person was not a student, nor was she an NIU employee.
The area around the parking garage was blocked off by NIU and DeKalb police this afternoon shortly after the incident. First responders tried to resuscitate the woman, who was taken to Kishwaukee Hospital where she died.