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Staff Survey Closes Friday, November 17

November 15, 2017 | Friday, November 17, is the last day to complete and submit the Northwestern 2017 Staff Survey! Please take this opportunity to make your voice heard and shape the future of the University by sharing your feedback regarding what you value about working at Northwestern, as well as areas to improve upon. Read More

Performance Excellence – Enter Your Goals Today!

November 15, 2017 | Staff are encouraged to take time to enter their SIMple goals for the current performance year into myHR Learn. Performance Excellence focuses on setting fewer, more impactful goals, and having ongoing feedback and coaching conversations with your supervisor. Read More

Employee of the Year 2018

The process for nominating individuals for Employee of the Year will open in January 2018. Please contact Maudell Gaines via email at or call (847) 491-7509 with questions. Read More

Northwestern Announces Winter Recess

October 05, 2017 | Northwestern’s commitment to faculty and staff continues to be a priority. President Morton Schapiro, Provost Jonathan Holloway, and Executive Vice President Nim Chinniah announced that based upon the very positive feedback after last year’s Winter Recess, Northwestern will again this year have a Winter Recess in the last week of December. The University plans to make this a regular practice each year going forward. Read More

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