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21 percent of NIU funds spent on classes

Above is a percentage breakdown of NIU’s expense distribution per audited financial statements of 2016. The information was presented Thursday by Howard Bunsis, former chair of the American Association of University Professors Collective Bargaining Congress.

Jessie Kern

October 16, 2017

DeKALB — Of the $48.3 million NIU received during the 2016-2017 academic year, 21 percent went toward instruction, making for just one of multiple “surprising” facts presented Thursday in hopes of rallying the United Faculty Alliance.Howard Bunsis, accounting professor at Eastern Michigan Unive...