Toys for Tots drive runs until December 14

bags of toys in and around a collection box for Toys for Tots

The Civil Service Council and Illinois State are partnering with Toys for Tots of McLean County to provide toys to underprivileged children throughout the county. Drop off a new, unwrapped toy until December 14.

President Larry Dietz announces plans to retire

Larry Dietz at a wood podium with banners for Illinois State University in the background.

Illinois State University President Larry Dietz announced Friday he will retire as the University’s 19th president on June 30, 2021, capping a higher education career surpassing 50 years.