Vice President For Development and University Relations Office, 1960-2011
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Brief Description:

The Office of the Vice President for Development and University Relations Collection contains three series.  The first series, Development Office, consists of the office's newsletter, Corporate Commentary, and records from the various organizations the office oversees, including Parents for Northern and the Huskie Club.  The second series, Corporate Relations, contains correspondence and subject files from that office, including Business and Industry for Northern, DeKalb County Economic Development Corporation, and Illinois Research and Development Corridor.  The third series, Vice President for Development and University Relations Office, contains correspondence and subject files including records relating to the Northern Star, WNIU, and Alumni Relations.

Researchers should also consult the following collections in the University Archives for offices reporting to the Vice President for Development and University Relations: Publications Office, NIU Foundation, WNIU-FM, Alumni Association, Public Information Office.  Of special interest to the researcher is a history of the NIU Foundation in Box 4, Folder 13.  There is also an oral history series on the history of the foundation available in the archives.

Held at:
Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1779
Email: rhcua [at] niu.edu
Record Series Number: RHC/UA/14/
Volume: 15.25 Linear Feet
Acquired: 00/00/1950.
Acquisition Notes:   Records from the Office of the Vice President for Development and University Relations came to the University Archives in several installments beginning in the 1950's.  There are no restrictions on access to these records.