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Students must remain hopeful for Freeman’s presidency

By Northern Star Editorial Board | September 19, 2018

Lisa Freeman was approved for contract negotiations Thursday as NIU’s first female president, and the Northern Star Editorial Board would like to express a cautiously optimistic attitude.Despite disagreeing with the override, the Editorial Board recognizes...

President Freeman recounts the advice she was given by her late mother.

OPINION | Three words to describe: Freeman’s interim role

By Perspective Staff | August 31, 2017

Angela L. PaganFresh, reparative and shortLisa Freeman has made university history with her appointment as the first female acting president. NIU’s long history of male presidents is evidence of a lack of diversity in leadership. I believe Freeman will...

Freeman assumes presidency with $360K base salary

By Angela L. Pagan | June 28, 2017
Acting President Lisa Freeman speaks after accepting her new position at a Wednesday Board of Trustees meeting. 
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