DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois University has a new enrollment plan that aims to have 18,000 students by fall 2023.
CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a Northern Illinois University student who died while enduring a fraternity hazing has reached a $14 million settlement of their lawsuit.
David Bogenberger of Palatine, Illinois was found dead in November 2012 at Pi Kappa Alpha, the fraternity the 19-year-old was pledging.
Authorities say Bogenberger and other pledges participated in an event that required them to drink vodka and other liquor.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois University's board of trustees has chosen a woman as president for the first time since the school opened its doors in 1899.
In a news release, the DeKalb university says that Dr. Lisa C. Freeman is the 13th president. Freeman has been serving as acting president since July of last year.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Single-game tickets for the Northern Illinois University Huskies' 2018 football home season are on sale .
Officials say the Huskies' five home games feature four opponents that played in bowl games last season. They include NIU's 112th Homecoming game; Family Weekend; a #MACtion rivalry game, named for the Mid-American Conference; and the first game in the Mallory Cup Series.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois University trustees have voted their preference to be the next president of the school.
Seven trustees attending Monday's special meeting voted in favor of a resolution naming Acting President Lisa Freeman as their pick for university president. One trustee didn't attend.
Board chairman Wheeler Coleman said the board is convinced Freeman is the "right person to lead the university going forward."
SYCAMORE, Ill. (AP) — Republican Jeff Keicher will be sworn in as the newest Illinois state representative, replacing Bob Pritchard.
Keicher of Sycamore was selected by the Republican Party chairs of Boone, DeKalb and Kane counties to serve out the remainder of Pritchard's term, which expires in January. The swearing-in ceremony is set for Tuesday.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois University and Rock Valley College are celebrating the first graduates of its partnership program.
The first three students of the Engineering Our Future program graduated over the weekend, the Rockford Register Star reported .
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered at a memorial garden at Northern Illinois University to mark the tenth anniversary of a shooting that left five students dead.
The garden in DeKalb features memorial stones for victims Gayle Dubowski, Catalina Garcia, Julianna Gehant, Ryanne Mace and Daniel Parmenter. Seventeen others were injured in the gunfire on Feb. 14, 2008 before the shooter took his own life.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Families are remembering their loved ones 10 years after a shooting Northern Illinois University shooting that killed five and injured 21.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Events are planned throughout the coming week to mark the 10th anniversary of a shooting at Northern Illinois University that left five students dead.
Memorials started Friday with a candlelight vigil on the DeKalb campus honoring victims Gayle Dubowski, Catalina Garcia, Julianna Gehant, Ryanne Mace and Daniel Parmenter. The five were killed when a gunman opened fire in a large classroom on Feb. 14, 2008, wounding more than a dozen others before killing himself.