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Construction crews pill up rubble while tearing down Cole Halls foyer as part of the remodeling process.

State bill to fund Stevens Hall renovations overturned; Cole Hall project remains funded

By Jim Maahs and Allyson martin | January 28, 2011

DeKALB | Funding for the Stevens Hall renovation plan was abruptly halted Wednesday when an Illinois appellate court ruled the bill unconstitutional. NIU President John Peters announced the news at a University Council meeting Wednesday afternoon. Projects...

University Council discusses branding, student retention

By Alex Fiore | December 1, 2010

The University Council discussed branding and student retention during its final meeting of the Fall 2010 semester. NIU President John Peters called the meeting to order Wednesday afternoon in the Holmes Student Center Sky Room. Peters updated the Council...

Future campus renovations and additions take spotlight

By Alex Fiore | November 3, 2010

Campus security and future campus renovations were the main topics at Wednesday's University Council meeting in the Holmes Student Center Sky Room. NIU President John Peters began the meeting by reading letters of support the university had received in...

University Council talks Stevens Hall

By Leah Spagnoli | October 6, 2010

University Council discussed plans for renovations of Cole Hall and  Stevens Hall building Wednesday afternoon. Planning has been appropriated for Stevens Hall and Cole Hall, said Laurie Elish-Piper, professor of literary education at Wednesday's University...