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Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ADEI) provides many engaging educational experiences to work towards an inclusive campus where everyone respects the value and dignity of all its members.   

ADEI is comprised of the Diversity and Cultural Resource Centers,  Undocumented Student Support, Social Justice Education (SJE) program, and the Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Education program.  Your contribution will support students who work with these units.   

Additionally, your support will provide opportunities for our students to enhance their cultural competency through campus-wide social justice education programs. 

The Shigley Challenge for 1,500 Gifts
Proud NIU alumnus John Shigley '78, wants to see Huskies United 2021 reach 1,500 gifts. When that milestone is hit, it will unlock his $40,000 gift to support student scholarships into our totals.
1,500 / 1,500 Gifts
Dr. Vernese Edghill-Walden Challenge to Support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Dr. Vernese Edghill-Walden, wants to inspire giving to the priorities of Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ADEI). When 100 people make a gift of any size to ADEI, it will unlock a gift of $5,000.
100 / 100 Gifts
Banks-Erickson Huskies United Participation Challenge
NIU alumnus Raymond Banks ‘86 and Eric Erickson want to see the NIU family come together for Huskies United. When 1,000 gifts are made during Huskies United, a gift of $150,000 will be unlocked into our totals to support student scholarships.
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
NIU Chief of Staff New Donor Challenge
NIU’s Chief of Staff, Dr. Matt Streb, wants to inspire new donations to NIU. When 25 people make their first-ever gift to whatever area they choose during Huskies United, it will unlock his donation of $1,500 into our totals.
25 / 25 Gifts
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