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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.
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Weekly Update, November 5

This week’s update includes information about the extension of withdrawal deadlines, Region 2 COVID-19 mitigation regulations, testing before Fall Break, Fall Break reminders, mental health...

Weekly Update, October 29

This week’s update includes information about Halloween safety, COVID-19 and the upcoming election, the Election Day holiday, and testing locations.

Weekly Update, October 22

This week’s update includes information about all classes moving online after Fall Break, clarification about required and strongly encouraged COVID-19 testing, testing locations, COVID-19 and...
Professor writing on board.

Biomath experts recommend N95 masks for airplanes

A team led by Illinois State University’s Dr. Olcay Akman is urging authorities such as the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control to include N95 masks as a...
Illinois State University Quad in the fall

Board of Trustees action items, October 16

The Board of Trustees of Illinois State University approved the FY2021 operating budget, looked to future building projects, approved a contract to establish a lab to process COVID-19 saliva-based...
Fell Hall in autumn.

Weekly coronavirus update, October 15

This week’s update includes information about COVID-19 and the upcoming election, the Election Day holiday, getting involved on campus, fall break, and testing locations. 
Fall on ISU's Campus

Weekly coronavirus update, October 8

This week’s update addresses concerns about Spring Break, temporary work from home agreements, Winter Commencement, proctoring software clarifications, and testing locations. 

Center for the Study of Education Policy receives $4.3 million grant from U.S. Department of Education

The Study of Education Policy has been awarded a two-year, $4.3 million Supporting Effective Educator Development Renewal grant by the U.S. Department of Education. 
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Campus media during a pandemic: The Vidette adapts to bring readers the news

Elizabeth Seils is something of a newspaper veteran, given the fact that she’s been on staff at The Vidette for two years.