North Central College - Naperville, IL

NAC&U Summer Institute

North Central College welcomes the 15th annual  NAC&U Summer Institute, "The New American Colleges and Universities: From Founding Conversations to 21st Century Best Practices."

We are especially pleased that you will be joining us in Naperville, Illinois, a nationally acclaimed city of 150,000 just 30 minutes (28 miles) west of Chicago's Loop.  The College is easily accessible from anywhere in the United States and Chicago's two major airports.

The College is making a number of arrangements to ensure that your stay will be enjoyable. Conference attendees will have accommodations on campus at Schneller or Ward residence halls.  A special excursion is planned for an extraordinary opportunity to tour Chicago's architectural sites with Blair Kamin, Pulitzer Prize-winning architectural critic and North Central adjunct professor.

If you have questions associated with your stay, please feel free to contact Dr. Fran Navakas ( or Katie Eaton ( at 630-637-5357. The NAC&U website is the most comprehensive resource for information about  the organization's mission, history, and initiatives.