Special thanks to the following people and sources who contributed to this effort:

Earl W. Hayter, author, “ Education in Transition” 

William R. Monat, author, “The Achieving Institution”

Glen A. Gildemeister, author, “Castle on a Hill”

Margret Abbott and Annemarie Oelschlager, Regional History Center / NIU Archives

Jim Barker, Integrated Media Technologies (video)

Brian Walk, Web and Internal Communications (web design)

Elson Smith, Division of Information Technology (web development)

Melanie Magara, Office of the President (project lead and writing)


Wade Duerkes, photography

Robert Glover, DeKalb County Historical Society

Mike Korcek, Sports Information (retired)