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Furloughs extended to save jobs

Furloughs extended to save jobs

May 22, 2017

NEIU will continue its furlough program after officials in Springfield failed to pass a state budget. This means that administrative, prof...

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...

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 hosts political strategists in first-ever Distinguished Lecture Series

NEIU hosts political strategists in first-ever Distinguished Lecture Series

February 8, 2017

Political consultants and best-selling authors James Carville and Mary Matalin visited NEIU to discuss...

President-elect Trump has NEIU students fearful of future

President-elect Trump has NEIU students fearful of future

December 6, 2016

The Electoral College victory of President-elect Donald Trump has students concerned about their future but there is no evidence that mi...