Kimberly Sluis has been promoted to vice president of student affairs and dean of students at North Central. In addition to her current responsibilities, she will lead the College’s persistence program with advisement from the student persistence committee, which she will co-chair with Peter Barger, associate academic dean and director of institutional effectiveness and professor of economics and finance. Before coming back to North Central, Sluis was residence hall director at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a volunteer in the Peace Corps in Ghana.
Kimberly Lisanby Barber is president of the Illinois Principals Association located in Springfield, IL. Barber is elementary principal at John F. Kennedy and Lincoln schools in Spring Valley, IL. She will serve a three-year term with the Association. She and her husband Gary live in Mendota, IL.
Mark Kolkman M ’02 was named principal of Hinsdale Central High School in Hinsdale, IL, for the 2014-2015 school year. He previously served as assistant principal at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville.
Grant Gustafson and Jonathan Rainville will be performing at the Bonnaroo Music Festival with their band, Blank Range. Bonnaroo is one of the most prestigious music events in the nation, attracting over 100,000 people each year. It was named one of the 50 events that changed music by Rolling Stone Magazine.
Susan Lloyd is executive director of the Zilber Family Foundation in Milwaukee, WI. Her foundation leads the 10-year, $50 million Zilber Neighborhood Initiative, aimed at revitalizing some of the city's poorest neighborhoods scarred by poverty, crime, foreclosures, joblessness and low educational attainment.
Alex Knobloch was matched for a family medicine residency at Eglin Air Force Base, located near Fort Walton Beach, FL. This comes after completing the first two years of preclinical coursework in Bethesda, MD, followed by a year and a half of traveling to various military treatment facilities and VA hospitals (ranging from Honolulu to Las Vegas to Tacoma to Portsmouth) for core and elective clerkships.
For fourth straight year, North Central College is included in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition.”
For the fourth consecutive year, North Central College has been included in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition.”
With a rising interest among students in attending colleges that practice, teach and support environmentally responsible choices, the guide began publication in 2010 in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools.