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Issues in Focus: What should NIU change first?

By Perspective Staff | March 19, 2014

Kim RandallAdding major-specific courses to NIU’s general education is key to enhancing the university’s curriculum and benefiting students.This change could make students more engrossed in their studies, boost grades and even increase participation...

NIU Ombudsman Tim Griffin speaks during Faculty Senate Wednesday afternoon in the Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center.

Faculty senate discusses grading scale, student grievance procedure

By Allyson Martin | January 20, 2011

The Faculty Senate discussed a student grievance procedure and a change in grading policy on Wednesday. A proposal was made for the re-institution of a committee for addressing student grievances. Members of the senate body expressed concern for the vagueness...

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