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Recruitment suffers from lack of staff, budget

Recruitment suffers from lack of staff, budget

April 29, 2017

This past week’s Forward 150 discussion was “Recruitment 101,” in which the retention rates of...

Former Obama adviser gives free keynote address

April 29, 2017

Valerie Jarrett will not be accepting payment for her keynote speech at Spring Commencement this May...

Board of trustees: looking forward during a time of crisis

Board of trustees: looking forward during a time of crisis

April 12, 2017

NEIU’s Board of Trustees regularly scheduled meeting began with the discussion of newly implemented f...

Imposed furloughs affect faculty

Imposed furloughs affect faculty

March 24, 2017

Since fiscal year 2015 NEIU has had a 47 percent reduction in state funding according to the Center for Tax...

Students voice concerns over campus furloughs

Students voice concerns over campus furloughs

March 14, 2017

An email went out on March 3 announcing the shutdown of NEIU over Spring Break, along with the introduct...

The future in the face of furloughs

The future in the face of furloughs

March 14, 2017

Students who will be fired from their campus jobs during the furloughs imposed during spring break can...

Furloughs to begin Spring Break

Furloughs to begin Spring Break

March 3, 2017

NEIU will shut down its operations during Spring Break as it begins a furlough program for employees ...

NEIU prepares for ‘salary-savings program’

NEIU prepares for ‘salary-savings program’

February 8, 2017

For the second year in a row NEIU will begin preparing for a “salary-savings program” starting this spring...

Frustrated, Furloughed Employees Vent at Forum

Frustrated, Furloughed Employees Vent at Forum

April 5, 2016

As the state budget crisis continues to loom over NEIU, many of the school's staff are feeling the c...