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<br /> University Report<br /> 2013<br /> Office of the President<br /> We are<br /> Northeastern.<br /> A university with distinguished history<br /> and a sense of pride.<br /> Greetings,<br /> Welcome to the 2013 Annual Report. In the following pages, you will read highlights<br /> from our 2012-2013 academic year and stories of success from our alumni,<br /> students and faculty. This report includes information from both Northeastern Illinois<br /> University and the Northeastern Illinois University Foundation.<br /> Each year the University assesses its plans, celebrates its<br /> accomplishments and addresses its challenges. At Northeastern Illinois<br /> University, we recognize that our students overcome many hurdles<br /> in order to achieve their academic dreams and that our faculty and<br /> staff provide high quality academic instruction and service. Our goal<br /> is complicated: meet students where they are and help them cross the<br /> stage with their<a title="annualreport page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=1"> University Report 2013 Office of the President</a> <a title="annualreport page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=2"> We are Northeastern. A university with distinguis</a> <a title="annualreport page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=3"> Greetings, Welcome to the 2013 Annual Report. In </a> <a title="annualreport page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=4"> Northeastern at a Glance Founded in 1867 as Cook</a> <a title="annualreport page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=5"> University Leadership Board of Trustees Establish</a> <a title="annualreport page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=6"> Presidential Initiatives “Certainly N</a> <a title="annualreport page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=7"> Academic Excellence Recognized through Accreditat</a> <a title="annualreport page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=8"> “I suppose the easy thing would be to say I’ve c</a> <a title="annualreport page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=9"> Building a Better Tomorrow Eddie Bocanegra’s ex</a> <a title="annualreport page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=10"> University Highlights</a> <a title="annualreport page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=11"> Golden Apple Winners Two Northeastern alumni wer</a> <a title="annualreport page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=12"> 2,278 2012 Graduates 73,000 Northeaster</a> <a title="annualreport page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=13"> New Academic Programs Northeastern added several </a> <a title="annualreport page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=14"> Facility Enhancements After more than 40 years </a> <a title="annualreport page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=15"> Education Building Illinois Governor Pat Quinn s</a> <a title="annualreport page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=16"> Leave No Stone Unturned Field Museum intern and </a> <a title="annualreport page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=17"> “I planned to go in there and be v</a> <a title="annualreport page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=18"> NEIU Foundation</a> <a title="annualreport page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=19"> Overview of the Foundation’s Audited Statement of</a> <a title="annualreport page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=20"> Northeastern Illinois University Foundation Board</a> <a title="annualreport page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=21"> Giving Societies The NEIU Foundation is grateful </a> <a title="annualreport page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=22"> Alumni Donor Wei Yang, M.A. ’09 Q: How would you </a> <a title="annualreport page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=23"> Leader Society The Leader Society is Northeaster</a> <a title="annualreport page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=24"> Timothy Barnett Ms. Iris G. Baron Ms. Marjorie S.</a> <a title="annualreport page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=25"> Mai Computer Services, LLC Mr. Michael Majkrzak M</a> <a title="annualreport page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=26"> Dr. Thomas J. Tobin Dr. Cris E. Toffolo Dr. Nayer</a> <a title="annualreport page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=27"> Ms. Sandra Congreve Ms. Martha J. Connor Mr. Robe</a> <a title="annualreport page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=28"> Ms. Elizabeth C. Krischke, Class Gift Donor Mr. a</a> <a title="annualreport page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=29"> Jill and Warren Schimpff Mr. and Mrs. Don Schmalh</a> <a title="annualreport page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=30"> Free to Focus on School Nichole Schau knew from a</a> <a title="annualreport page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=31"> Northeastern 2013 /// Learn in the city. Lead in </a> <a title="annualreport page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/799f5b27?page=32"> Office of the President 5500 North St. Lou</a>