Faculty/Staff Resources

Faculty and staff are at the heart of the honors program. Your expertise and dedication enable us to provide students with an exceptional educational experience. We’re grateful for those we’ve worked with in the past and look forward to establishing new partnerships across campus.

If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Radasanu at aradasanu@niu.edu.

Honors Faculty Fellowships

Each year, we select faculty members to teach honors seminars as Honors Faculty Fellows. We encourage you to apply for this rewarding experience.

Learn more about our faculty fellowship.

Learn how to submit a fellowship proposal.

University Honors Great Professor Award Recipients

The University Honors Great Professor Award is an annual accolade that recognizes faculty and staff across campus for their leadership, dedication and service to honors. The recipients are:

  • 2023: Timothy Crowley
  • 2022: Melanie Koss
  • 2021: Valerie Garver
  • 2020: David Ballantine
  • 2019: Andrea Radasanu
  • 2018: Leslie Sassone
  • 2017: Bart Sharp
  • 2016: Masih Shokrani
  • 2015: Madelyn Kerbach Anderson and Tim Pierce
  • 2014: Nicholas Pohlman
  • 2013: Tim Ryan
  • 2012: Rebecca Houze
  • 2011: Dennis Barsema
  • 2010: Nancy Castle
  • 2009: Jason Hawke
  • 2008: Christopher Jones
  • 2007: Judy Santacaterina
  • 2006: Steve Franklin
  • 2005: Carol Demoranville
  • 2004: Thomas Roberts
  • 2003: Gary Glenn
  • 2002: Nancy Nuzzo
  • 2001: C. Daniel Dillman

Course Request

Department chairs and directors can use this form to request honors courses. If you have questions regarding honors course requests, please contact Andrea Radasanu at aradasanu@niu.edu.

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DeKalb, IL 60115


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