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Letter shows NIU’s pension worries

Letter shows NIU’s pension worries

By Gavin Weaver | May 1, 2014

Alan Rosenbaum, University Council executive secretary, receives an award from NIU President Doug Baker during his last University Council appearance as executive secretary Wednesday in the Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center. University Council approved a draft statement addressing NIU’s pension worries.

NIU President Doug Baker discusses his trip to the State Senate, at which he and other university administrators testified about how a 12.5 percent or 20 percent budget would affect the university, during Wednesday’s University Council meeting in the Holmes Student Center. University Council members also voted to pass a student grievance policy and discussed how online class guidelines need to be reviewed by the council.

Grievance policy passes with applause

By Carlos Galvez | April 3, 2014

A grievance policy that will give students guidelines to resolving issues with faculty members was passed with 50 votes by the University Council Wednesday.Student grievance policyThe student grievance policy has been a heavily discussed issue for more...