President Larry Dietz will present the State of the University Address at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 15, in the Concert Hall of the Center for the Performing Arts at Illinois State.

Dietz will highlight the University’s achievements and challenges, and address Illinois State’s agenda for the coming academic year. Academic Senate Chair Susan Kalter will provide the introduction for this Senate-sponsored event.

Those who are unable to attend in person can watch the broadcast live at

A reception will follow the address. Release time may be granted by supervisors, subject to the needs of the unit.