Weekly update, December 3

This week’s update includes guidance for COVID-19 testing for the remainder of the Fall term, entry testing for on-campus students, and guidance for on-campus COVID-19 testing.
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion update, November 30

This update includes a call for business names to be added to the University’s Supplier Diversity initiative, a Milner Library resource guide on systemic racism, and Deliberate Dialogues through...
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Commencement ceremonies available December 12

Illinois State will present the ceremonies online to celebrate the achievements of the 2020 winter graduates. The recorded ceremonies will be available on the Commencement website by December 12.
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Nominations open for Grabill-Homan Community Peace Prize

The Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies Program at Illinois State University is accepting nominations and self-nominations for the Grabill-Homan Community Peace Prize until January 31, 2021.
Larry Dietz at a wood podium with banners for Illinois State University in the background.

President Larry Dietz announces plans to retire

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.
Artist's representation of Brett Gillan in front of Nashville skyline.

Healing on a high note

Brett Gillan ’02, MBA ’08 talks about his experience at Illinois State and how it formed a unique path for his future.
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Weekly update, November 19

This week’s update includes guidance for Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigations. 
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Lab classes in a pandemic: Arts and Sciences courses make most of situation

For the Departments of Biology, Physics and Chemistry, class sizes were reduced by at least 50 percent, more lab sections were offered, and students wore masks and socially distanced during labs...
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Diversity, equity, and inclusion update, November 13

This update includes information on the President’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council, a new transcription element to Zoom, and the evolution of Safe Zone to “Safe(ish)”.

Weekly update, November 12

This week’s update includes guidance for on-campus testing and testing before Fall Break, as well as information about living on campus in Spring 2021, extended withdrawal deadlines, reminders...