In The Spotlight

Key Honored for Her Philanthropy

During her half-century career in education, Marguerite Key developed a clear view of what made a positive difference in reaching, and teaching, students.

Red and Black brings in more than $400,000 for scholarships

As the curtain opened at the 2017 Red and Black, guests experienced all the energy and excitement...

Alumnus Donates $1 Million to Benefit Students

During NIU Foundation’s annual gala, Red and Black, this month, a $1 million gift from John Burns (’88) and his wife, Denise Burns, of River Forest, Illinois, was part of the celebration.

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