Robert T. Marshall, Jr. - NIU - Board of Trustees

Robert MarshallRobert T. Marshall, Jr.

Term Expires:  January 16, 2017

Board Secretary
Chair - Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Personnel Committee
Member - Compliance, Audit, Risk Management and Legal Affairs Committee
Member - Finance, Facilities and Operations Committee
Member - Legislative Affairs, Research amd Innovation Committee
Member - Ad Hoc Committee on Enrollment
Member - Ad Hoc Committee on Governance
Liaison - Universities Civil Service Merit Board

Office Address:

Board of Trustees
Northern Illinois University
Altgeld Hall 300
DeKalb, IL 60115

Professional Experience: 

  • Vice President for Student Services, South Suburban College (1990-2000)
  • Interim President, South Suburban College (1996-1997)
  • Associate Vice President for Student Services, South Suburban College (1988-1990)
  • Dean of Student Services, Thornton Community College (1985-1988)
  • Dean of Counseling/Student Activities, Thornton Community College (1983-1985)
  • Counselor, Thornton Community College (1973-1983)
  • Director of Student Activities, Thornton Community College (1972-1973)
  • Counselor, Thornton Community College (1971-1972)
  • Director of Intramurals/Counselor, Thorton Community College (1970-1971)
  • Teacher, Chicago Public Schools (1961-1969)

Education: 

  • B.S. in Education, Physical Education, Northern Illinois University, 1961
  • M.S. in Education, Guidance and Counseling, Northern Illinois University, 1967
  • C.A.S. in Student Personnel Work in Higher Education, Loyola University of University, 1983 

Awards/Honors & Public Services:

  • Past Member, Northern Illinois University Alumni Association; served on Board of Directors (2006-2010)
  • Past Member, Strategic Plan Task Force, Northern Illinois University
  • Past Member, Presidential Teaching Professorship Awards Committee, Northern Illinois University
  • Past Member, Memorial Planning Committee, Northern Illinois University
  • Outstanding Alumni Award, NIU Black Alumni Council (2009)