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Wamucii Njogu appointed Acting Provost

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Northeastern Illinois University Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Wamucii Njogu has been appointed Acting Provost, effective July 1, 2017. Njogu will report to Interim President Richard Helldobler. Njogu came to Northeastern in 1996, joining the faculty of the Department of Sociology, where she later became Coordinator and Department Chair. Since then, she served as Assistant / Associate Provost before taking on her current role as Dean, a position she has held for the past seven years.
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Northeastern awards tenure and promotions to 12 faculty members

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Northeastern Illinois University has awarded tenure and promotions to associate professor for 12 members of the faculty, who were introduced during the June 15 Board of Trustees meeting. “I congratulate the latest members of our faculty to earn tenure,” Acting Provost Vicki Román-Lagunas said. “This milestone in their development as teachers, researchers, mentors and role models for Northeastern’s current and future students also builds on Northeastern’s tradition of teaching and research excellence. I look forward to watching them continue to grow as leaders and educators.”
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Ronald Williams Library offers new Café Collection of books for summer and beyond

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Northeastern Illinois University’s Ronald Williams Library has united two favorite pastimes—sipping tasty beverages and reading—with its updated Café Collection of books. The collection started in 2014 when Café Decartes opened a second Main Campus location on the first floor of the library. Besides beverages and pastries, the space also offered comfortable seating and a selection of academic books and magazines pulled from the library stacks.



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