Illinois State University awarded doctoral degrees in the spring of 2022. They include: 

Rosario Andrea Marroquin-Flores of Albuquerque, New Mexico, received a doctorate in biology from Illinois State University. Marroquin-Flores is a member of the Society for Advancing Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science, Beta Lambda Phi Sigma Honors Society, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, and the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research. Marroquin-Flores plans on studying as a postdoctoral scholar at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. 

Tara Marie Davis Augspurger of Carlock, Illinois, received a doctorate in philosophy from Illinois State University. Augspurger is a member of the National Board of Certified Teachers and Kappa Delta Pi. Augspurger intends on working as a faculty associate at Illinois State University.