Created:Friday, June 28, 2013 10:14 a.m.CDT

Video: Baker updates AD search

Northern Illinois University's newest president Douglas Baker speaks to guests at the DeKalb County Economic Development Corporation leader recognition reception at the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center on Thursday, June 27, 2013. (Monica Maschak -

New Northern Illinois University President Dr. Douglas Baker sat down with Daily Chronicle staff members on Thursday afternoon to discuss a variety of topics on his first week on the job.

One of those topics was the search for a new athletic director.

In this video, Baker gives a brief update on the search for a new athletic director. He says the pool of candidates is "strong" to replace Jeff Compher, who left NIU for East Carolina University.

You can watch the video below or by clicking on this link.

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