Interim Dean Dr. Diane Zosky to retire in July

Dr. Diane Zosky

When young Diane Zosky ’80 enrolled at Illinois State University as an undergraduate in the late 1970s, she didn’t dream that she would conclude her career at the University as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Golf outing to benefit student assistance fund

The Weibring Golf Club at Illinois State University has achieved designation as a certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary.

The College of Arts and Sciences will hold its second annual golf outing to benefit the Wilson Family Assistance Fund on Friday, June 10, at Weibring Golf Club. All students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the College are welcome to participate.

Toro-Morn to deliver CAS Spring Lecture on April 25, 2022

woman standing in a classroom

Dr. Maura Toro-Morn, professor of sociology and director of Latin American and Latino/a Studies, will deliver the 2022 Spring College Lecture at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 25 in Section I of the Brown Ballroom in the Bone Student Center. Her lecture, “Gendered Migrations in the Age of Global Disruption,” is free and open to the public.

Scholarship memorializes anthropologist and ISU Faculty Emeritus Edward B. Jelks

Illinois State anthropology students Brian Keeling and Molly McManus dig through the thick soil at the Noble-Wieting site.

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology lost one of its most talented and influential members in 2021 with Professor Edward B. Jelks’ passing on the evening of December 22. In his fifteen years as a Professor of Anthropology at Illinois State University, Jelks made enormous contributions to the University and to many of the graduates of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, which Jelks started in 1968.