three students seated and wearing shorts that read EDI ISU (EDI is you)

The 2021-2022 academic year continued the drive for equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts at Illinois State University. Read some of the highlights from the year.

Jose Antonio Vargas speaking

A look at 2021-2022 events and happenings at Illinois State University that honored and celebrated equity, diversity, and inclusion.  

Professor Shawn Hitchcock (center) works in his research laboratory with students Stephanie Waggoner and Eric Jacobsen.

Throughout the 2021-2022 academic year, Illinois State University highlighted research and teaching dedicated to promoting equity, diversity, inclusion, and access.  

Participants laugh and applaud during a workshop exercise.

As students returned to campus after the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, educators and administrators were hard at work identifying ways in which they could support emerging student needs.