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.

Biomath experts recommend N95 masks for airplanes

Professor writing on board.

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 requirement for those traveling by airplane.

Board of Trustees meeting, October 16

image of Quad in fall

The Board of Trustees of Illinois State University will hold its next quarterly meeting at 9 a.m. Friday, October 16, 2020, in the Bone Student Center Brown Ballroom I and II. 

Weekly coronavirus update, October 1

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This week’s update includes information about course formats and registration for the spring semester, a new online proctoring solution, technology help and resources for students, expanded testing, testing locations, and getting students help when needed.