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Faculty examine admissions standards

By James Green | November 21, 2013

The process for admissions was cleared up for the Faculty Senate at its meeting Wednesday afternoon, and the Student Association announced that it will form focus groups.Admissions and RetentionEric Weldy, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management vice...

Future students check prospects

By James Green | November 11, 2013

Potential students got an introduction to NIU at the semester’s last open house Monday at the Holmes Student Center.The event was held in the Duke Ellington Ballroom, where representatives from NIU’s departments, organizations and all of its colleges...

‘On-the-spot’ admission gives opportunity to prospective students

By Northern Star Staff | January 31, 2011

DeKALB | NIU is giving prospective freshmen a chance to enroll "on-the-spot." Prospective freshmen who visit NIU on Saturday will have the option to have their application fee waived, academic record reviewed by admissions staff, and receive an immediate...

Several factors play a role in enrollment

By Jacqueline Evans | November 7, 2010

With the recent national media coverage NIU has gained through the Antinette "Toni" Keller investigation, the university has new challenges to face, said Brad Hoey, team leader for Media Relations and Internal Communications. "We're faced with another...