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Forums held for faculty

Claudia Mercado, assistant vice chancellor at City Colleges of Chicago, spoke during the Vice President for Enrollment Management, Maketing and Communication candidate forum Tuesday. 

Lindsey Salvatelli

April 20, 2017

DeKALB — University officials are hoping to fill the vice president for Enrollment Management and Marketing position by the end of Fiscal Year 2018.The candidate chosen will be given the task of increasing student recruitment and retention as well as building the NIU brand. He or she will work as a ...

Chief diversity officer ready for NIU journey

Satta Kendor

July 13, 2015

NIU’s first chief diversity officer said her educational and professional experiences as an African American woman helped prepare her for her journey at NIU starting Aug. 1.Vernese Edghill-Walden will infuse diversity throughout the curriculum and help students attain cultural competency, among other du...

NIU hires chief diversity officer

Northern Star staff

July 6, 2015

Vernese Edghill-Walden has been named NIU’s first chief diversity officer.The chief diversity officer will infuse diversity throughout the curriculum and help students attain cultural competency, among other duties, said Lisa Freeman, executive vice president and provost. Edgill-Walden, who is the...