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.
When classes resume this fall, NIU administrators say they hope to have to someone new running the campus police department. Plans for a national search were announced Tuesday. The need for a new department leader arose after the university fired Don Grady back in February.
Northern Illinois University athletic officials have reported a $253,780 profit from the Jan. 1 Orange Bowl in Florida. The MAC conference distributed $1.3 million. Expenses for NIU totaled around $1 million.
Donna Turner, NIU Associate Athletic Director for Communications, says there was a net gain due to the agreements made with the Mid-American Conference and the effective management of expenses.