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NIU President Doug Baker (left) and Greg Long, executive secretary of University Council, discuss the current budget issues NIU is facing due to the continued state budget impasse Wednesday at a University Council meeting in the Holmes Student Center, Sky Room.

Taxes may increase due to budget impasse: Baker

By Northern Star staff | April 7, 2016

The state may be looking into tax increases as the budget impasse extends to more than nine months, said NIU President Doug Baker at a University Council meeting Wednesday.The budget impasse is due to a lack of agreement between the state legislature...

Diversity talk sparks free speech, unlawful assembly ordinance conversation

Diversity talk sparks free speech, unlawful assembly ordinance conversation

By Satta Kendor | March 24, 2016

“We learn and grow from each other,” said Chief Diversity Officer Vernese Edghill-Walden. “I don’t think the world would be a good place if we all thought the same thing and did the same thing.”About 100 people attended NIU’s first monthly...

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