President Terri Goss Kinzy

History made in Hovey: Scientist chosen as first female president

Dr. Terri Goss Kinzy began her term as Illinois State’s president on July 1. The 20th president to serve the University, Kinzy is the first woman to hold the office.

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President Kinzy

There are numerous ways to introduce Dr. Terri Goss Kinzy.

Collage of Daily Vidette front pages including the September 11 attacks, John F. Kennedy’s death, Barack Obama’s election.

Everything seemed to be trending in a certain direction leading up to November 8, 2016—election night in the United States.

Veronica Chamberlain

Oh the drama. A roomful of second graders are writing their own opera and are stuck on a script about alien cows. What do you do?

Hannah Rademaker

The challenge for every student is applying knowledge learned through lectures and gleaned from textbooks to the working world each will enter upon graduation.

Basheer Becerra stands in front of Harvard Medical School sign.

If Basheer Becerra had been told when he began his undergraduate career at Illinois State University’s School of Information Technology (IT) that one day he would attend Harvard University graduate school, he wouldn’t have believed it.