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President Lisa Freeman discusses potential program offered by Braven in collaboration with NIU at the April 7, 2022 Board of Trustees meeting. NIUs contract with Braven dictates that the university pays for students to attend, regardless of under-enrollment. (Northern Star File Photo)

NIU pays Braven per seat, regardless of under-enrollment

By Evan Mellon, News Reporter | February 19, 2023

DeKALB – NIU’s partnership with a nonprofit was intended to offer an online leadership course to benefit their students. However, their efforts could be causing them to lose money. Braven, a nonprofit from Chicago, offers UNIV 301, an online course...