Meet Our Staff

Nathan Wunsh
Store Manager
815-753-1838 | 2089mgr@follett.com

Nathan joined the NIU Bookstore in May of 2018. He brings to NIU his extensive experience in higher education retail as well as a history of strong connections to the campus community. Prior to accepting this role, Nathan recently served as the operations manager at Harper College. Prior to that he has also served in campus store management roles at Ivy Tech Community College managing the Kokomo, Logansport and Wabash bookstores.

Nathan began his campus store retail career more than seven years ago at John A. Logan Community College, in Southern Illinois. He has bachelor degrees in Automotive Technology and Financial Economics from Southern Illinois University.


Cindy Sue Riley
Assistant Store Manager
815-753-1256

Cindy Sue brings to NIU her extensive experience in higher education retail as well as a history of strong connections to the campus community. She previously served as the assistant manager of school supplies at the NIU bookstore. In addition, Cindy Sue also served in campus store management roles at The Benjamin School bookstore in North Palm Beach, Florida where she began her campus store retail career more than 16 years ago.


Don Turk
Operations Manager
815-753-0768

Don brings to NIU his extensive experience in higher education retail as well as a history of strong connections to the campus community. He began his campus store retail career more than 19 years ago at NIU. Don previously served as the NIU Bookstore manager from 2002 until 2018. Don has a bachelor degree in English from NIU.


Jim Wayman
Course Materials Manager
815-753-1101 | 2089txt@follett.com

Jim began his campus store retail career more than 11 years ago at Northern Illinois University. He brings an extensive experience in higher education retail as well as a history of strong connections to the campus community. Jim previously served as the text office manager at the NIU Bookstore since 2007. He has a bachelors degree in Management from NIU and a MBA from DePaul University.

Contact Us

Huskie Books and Gear
Nathan Wunsh, Store Manager
Follett Higher Education Group
2089mgr@follett.com
815-753-1081