Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees
Board and Commission Details
Chief of Staff/Board of Trustees Liaison
The Board of Trustees operates, manages, controls, and maintains the University in accordance with powers and duties now or hereinafter vested by law in that board.
6 years, from the 3rd Monday in January of odd numbered years, and until successor is appointed and qualified
Yes, no more than 4 from the same political party
No member of board shall hold or be employed in or appointed to any office or place under authority of board, nor be an employee of state or federal government.Member must be resident of IL.
8 members - 7 members appointed by Governor with advice and consent of the Senate - 1 voting student member who is a student at Northern Illinois University Student shall serve a term of 1 year beginning July 1 of each year Ex-Officio Treasurer – member of NIU staff to be Board Treasurer
Elected by the Board
110 ILCS 685
|Name||Member Expiration||Member Since||Affiliation||Appointed By||Position||Title||County|
|Shields, Aiden||06/30/2021||07/01/2020||Student Body Vote||Member, Voting Student Trustee|
|Wasowicz, Eric||01/15/2029||01/23/2017||Republican||Governor||Vice Chair||Cook|