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From student to Board chair | Wheeler Coleman reflects on NIU journey

By Angela L. Pagan | October 30, 2017

DeKALB — Wheeler Coleman is a man who never lost sight of his roots; despite venturing out of state to attend an acclaimed university and eventually running his own executive consulting firm, EC-United, he was never able to detach himself from the institution...

President Freeman recounts the advice she was given by her late mother.

OPINION | Three words to describe: Freeman’s interim role

By Perspective Staff | August 31, 2017

Angela L. PaganFresh, reparative and shortLisa Freeman has made university history with her appointment as the first female acting president. NIU’s long history of male presidents is evidence of a lack of diversity in leadership. I believe Freeman will...

Freeman assumes presidency with $360K base salary

By Angela L. Pagan | June 28, 2017
Acting President Lisa Freeman speaks after accepting her new position at a Wednesday Board of Trustees meeting. 
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