Northern Illinois University has selected Harris Search to conduct the search for the next Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts
Northern Illinois University (NIU) is a public research university located in DeKalb, Illinois, United States, with satellite centers in Hoffman Estates, Naperville, Rockford, and Oregon. It was originally founded as Northern Illinois State Normal School in 1895 as part of an expansion of the state's system for producing college educated teachers. NIU has since grown into a world-class, research-focused public institution that attracts students from across Illinois, the country and the world.
NIU has seven degree-granting colleges that together offer more than 60 undergraduate majors, 70 minors, nine pre-professional programs, and 79 graduate programs, including a College of Law,and over 20 areas of study leading to doctoral degrees. New interdisciplinary academic programs in Environmental Studies and Community Leadership and Civic Engagement were established in FY 2012. Many of NIU's programs are nationally accredited for meeting high standards of academic quality, including business, engineering, law, education, liberal arts & sciences, health and human sciences, visual and performing arts, and all teacher certification programs. The university has a student body of 25,000 with over 225,000 alumni.
Harris Search Associates www.harrisandassociates.com - an IIC Partners member firm, is a leading global executive search and board advisory consulting firm with 53 offices in 35 countries worldwide. Our practice is focused on identifying and attracting leaders to support the growth of clients in the areas of research, science, engineering, academic medicine and commercial enterprises. Clients include the foremost universities, research parks, institutes, academic medical centers and commercial organizations driving global innovation and discovery.
Click on the pdf icon above to download the detailed profile.. A link to the NIU website for the search may be found at: http://go.niu.edu/cvpa-