Meg Flaherty works with a kid

It takes a village: Why ISU retains so many students

Meg Flaherty is among the 81.3 percent of new students in fall 2013 who stayed for their second year at Illinois State University. That “retention” rate is the second-highest among public...
2012 graduate waves

For alums, ISU’s rising graduation rates worth bragging about

Just this month, ISU announced that 71.5 percent of those 2007 freshmen graduated within six years--the highest on record, and among the top 10 percent of all U.S. universities.
LEAPForward leaders pose in their office

Big need for Big Data powers LEAPForward tech project

The multiyear LEAPForward initiative is Illinois State University's largest step yet into the emerging world of Big Data.