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BHS Seniors Get Ready for May 31 Graduation at NIU
The coming week is a big one for graduates of the Batavia High School class of 2013.
Thu May 23, 2013
NIU President Visits Rockford
Northern Illinois University's new president made a stop in the Stateline today to chat with business leaders about some of the ways their organizations can work together.
McHenry County College expects to pay for pensions
CRYSTAL LAKE – Vicky Smith knows uncertainty abounds when it comes to pension reform, but she said one change is inevitable.
State Affairs: Jim Edgar reflects on his state
When Republican Jim Edgar became governor in 1991, only one quarter of Illinois residents were "satisfied with the way things were going in Illinois," according to an annual survey by Northern Illinois University.
Wed May 22, 2013
Canadian HR Reporter
Profanity is, sometimes, acceptable in the workplace
My six year-old daughter is at the stage where she literally repeats everything she hears.
Top NIU Administrator Resigns Amidst FBI Investigation
Last month, FBI agents combed through campus at Northern Illinois University. Now, a top administrator announces he'll retire.
The Legal Record
Leaving a Legacy
Thirteen years. Seventy-two thousand degrees conferred. This is the legacy of Northern Illinois University President John G. Peters.
Tue May 21, 2013
Northern Illinois U. administrator to retire after FBI probe
A Northern Illinois University administrator who went on leave after an FBI investigation will retire at the end of the month.
West Aurora High School graduation
Graduate Robert Isaiah Acosta stands as he is introduced during the West Aurora High School Class of 2013 commencement at Northern Illinois University in Dekalb.
New trial awaits former NIU student charged in 2010 shooting
SYCAMORE – A former Northern Illinois University student will get another opportunity to convince a judge or jury that he was justified in shooting a fellow student in the leg in February 2010.
Sun May 19, 2013
Daily Journal/Sunday Journal
Cousins class acts among St. Anne grads
It's been a friendly family feud for Sarah Mowrey, 18, of rural Martinton, and Aaron Mercier, 17, of unincorporated St.
Sat May 18, 2013
NIU administrator under federal investigation returns to work
A Northern Illinois University vice president who has been part of a federal law enforcement investigation returned to campus Friday after a two-month paid leave.Eddie Williams, the university's chief of operations and one of its most powerful figures, plans to retire soon.
Thu May 16, 2013
Daily Jefferson County Union
Supervisors hire Wehmeier as new administrator
By Lydia Statz Union staff writer JEFFERSON - The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved hiring Benjamin Wehmeier as the next county administrator, finalizing his appointment.
Healthy companies and healthy regions: Connecting the dots
In today's virtual world, it's easy to downplay the significance of place. Yet when it comes to regional prosperity, geography matters.
Notable Lake County Resident to be CLC Commencement Speaker
Lake Forest resident Dean DeBiase , a former College of Lake County student who gained distinction as a Silicon Valley and Chicago business leader, will be the keynote speaker at the college's commencement ceremony on Saturday.. DeBiase, who transferred from CLC a few credits short of earning a degree, will also receive an honorary associate degree ... (more)
Tue May 14, 2013
NIU Kicks Off National Search For New AD
Northern Illinois University announced Tuesday it has kicked off a national search for the position of associate vice president and director of athletics.
Karen Baker Taught 19 Years in District 308 Mainly as a Fifth Teacher at Long Beach Elementary
The following retirement profile was provided by Oswego 308 . Leading up to the end of the school year, Patch will be posting these profiles for all retiring teachers, administration and staff in the district.
Mon May 13, 2013
Herrera hired as new WNMU dean
Western New Mexico University has named Dr. Jose Herrera as the founding dean for the new College of Arts and Sciences.
Second career a serendipitous fit for Geneva art teacher
But in the early 2000s, he was also a single father to two boys, and needed more cash.