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NIU provost Beth Ingram steps down from her role while the universitys new CFO George Middlemist arrives in January

NIU gains new CFO, provost to step down

By Zachary Bertram, Senior Sports Reporter | November 20, 2022

DeKALB – NIU hired George Middlemist as its new CFO, and Beth Ingram, executive vice president and provost, announced she will be resigning in June. NIU found its new chief financial officer in Middlemist, according to an NIU Today news release....

NIUs new CFO has years of experience in education finance, according to the boards meeting report on Nov. 10, 2022.

NIU Board of Trustees approves construction, renovation of various campus buildings

By Eddie Drinkwine | November 10, 2022

DeKALB – NIU’s Board of Trustees is making final moves to complete the renovation and construction of different campus buildings. Campus building updates The board approved the construction and renovation of many buildings on campus including the...

Ads are key platform for social issues

By Noah Thornburgh | January 27, 2019

Gillette’s recent “The Best Men Can Be” advertising campaign, released online Jan. 13, received a polarized reaction from the public. It has been praised for its anti-toxic masculinity stance and criticized as an inauthentic ploy to capitalize on...

CIO in, VPs out in Baker’s changes

By Kelly Bauer | March 3, 2014

NIU welcomed CIO Brett Coryell in the same breath as it announced two vice presidents would no longer work at NIU, the news coming in a Friday address from NIU President Doug Baker.The changes are part of Baker’s efforts to root out inefficiencies to...

Search for CFO underway

By Allison Krecek | November 19, 2013

To help make financial decisions, NIU is conducting a national search for its first chief financial officer.A CFO is responsible for managing the financial risks and decisions of a corporation or university. After Doug Baker started as NIU’s president...

Baker names interim CFO

By Northern Star Staff | October 30, 2013

NIU President Doug Baker has named an interim chief financial officer to oversee the university’s financial and budget matters while the university undertakes a national search for a CFO.Baker chose Nancy Suttenfield for the newly created position,...