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Chicago Women’s March (PHOTOS)

By Yeon Woo Kim | January 23, 2017

(Jan. 21, 2016)

Bruce Rauner inauguration: tweet recap

By Northern Star Staff | January 12, 2015

See what happened during the Rauner inauguration Monday with this tweet recap. // [View the story "Bruce Rauner inauguration" on Storify]

NIU President Doug Baker talks about his “four pillars” — student career success, a thriving community, financial and program liability and ethically inspired leadership — during his inauguration ceremony Wednesday.

Baker plans campus overhaul

By Kelly Bauer | November 14, 2013

NIU President Doug Baker’s “Bold Future” for the university will focus on student career success and his three other “pillars,” according to his Wednesday inauguration speech.Baker, who started work at NIU July 1, used his inauguration ceremony...

Editorial: Inauguration shows Baker started presidency right

By Northern Star Editorial Board | November 13, 2013

Doug Baker’s inaugural speech’s frankness was refreshing: Yes, NIU does face declining funding and enrollment, and its graduates are seeing fewer job prospects.NIU is at a turning point, and this is a critical time for higher education in the United...

NIU President Doug Baker speaks during his inauguration ceremony Wednesday in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of the Holmes Student Center. Baker said he plans to create an alumni mentoring program and overhaul the universitys budget.

SA speaker: Baker ‘true leader’

By James Green & Shaz Sheikhali | November 13, 2013

NIU President Doug Baker’s inauguration speech on Wednesday inspired local leaders who are looking to see change.During his address, Baker focused on “four pillars” that will promote university change: student career success, a thriving community,...

Baker’s ‘pillars’ inaugural focus

By Rachel Scaman | November 12, 2013

NIU President Doug Baker’s inauguration speech today is expected to focus on four main pillars: student career success, thriving community, financial and program liability and ethically inspired leadership.The inauguration ceremony will begin at 3 p.m....