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Charges have been dropped against one of Northern Illinois University’s top financial officials. University controller Keith Jackson was charged last year with two felonies and one misdemeanor related to the so-called “coffee fund” scandal. 

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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.

NIU Official Reacts To Credit Downgrade

Mar 29, 2013
Susan Stephens / WNIJ

Officials at Northern Illinois University are responding to recent action taken by Moody’s. The investors’ service downgraded the credit rating for four Illinois universities, including NIU.

NIU Promotes Nicklas

Mar 22, 2013

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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The search for the next president of Northern Illinois University moves forward today… behind closed doors at its Naperville campus. The school’s Board of Trustees will meet with four finalists, whose identities have not been disclosed.

Albanese Pleads Guilty In Coffee Fund Case

Mar 19, 2013
Susan Stephens / WNIJ

A former NIU administrator has pleaded guilty in connection with the recent coffee-fund investigation. Robert Albanese has struck a deal with prosecutors.

Jonathan Haas / for NIU Today

A report led by two northern Illinois anthropologists sheds new light on a South American civilization’s origins…and its dependence on corn. 

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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 President John Peters Friday morning issued a statement regarding a search warrant for the NIU campus police department. In it, he says officials removed files dating back to 2005.

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The lawyer representing former NIU police chief Don Grady calls the decision to fire his client "unjust action." This week, the university dismissed Grady on the heels of misconduct allegations within the campus police department.

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