Meet Our Staff

anne edwards

Anne Marie Edwards
Director
aedwards8@niu.edu 

Christopher Mitchell, M.S.Ed.
Associate Director of Retention Programs
cmitchell11@niu.edu 

Gaylen Rivers
Assistant Director of Programming
grivers1@niu.edu 

Derrick Smith

Derrick Smith
Academic Counselor
dsssmith@niu.edu

Contact Us

Center for Black Studies
centerblackstudies@niu.edu
815-753-2495
815-753-9291 (fax)

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Fall Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday Closed