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Grant Towers’ first resident

On page 11 of the Fall 2012 issue of Northern Now, you stated that Grant Towers opened in 1966. I’m not sure when it was officially dedicated, but I do know that I roomed on the eighth floor there in the fall of 1965. I also remember trudging up...

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President’s Message: Taking the next step

During my State of the University address on October 11, 2012, I announced my intention to step down as president of Northern Illinois University on June 30, 2013. For 13 years I have had the extraordinary privilege of serving as president of our great university. These years have been...

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