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Educating Illinois incorporates the University's vision, mission, and core values and guides the University in its daily operations and provides a roadmap to the future. Educating Illinois 2013-2018: Individualized Attention, Shared Aspirations was endorsed by each of the University governance groups in spring 2013. The Board of Trustees of Illinois State University endorsed the plan in February 2013.

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Technology and business professors collaborate on real-world product design course article thumbnailTechnology and business professors collaborate on real-world product design course
For the second year, Department of Technology and M.B.A. students are working together to create and market real products for their New Product Design and Development course. [Read the rest]
Innovation plays an increasing role at Milner Library article thumbnailInnovation plays an increasing role at Milner Library
Far from the corridors that once demanded reverent silence, Milner Library continues to evolve into a learning laboratory that boasts amenities suited to today’s students. [Read the rest]
Learning to lead: Student opportunities pay off for young alums article thumbnailLearning to lead: Student opportunities pay off for young alums
Illinois State students experience unique faculty mentoring relationships in the classroom. They also find avenues for growth beyond academics, often through Student Affairs. [Read the rest]
Student interns learn money talks in ‘green’ business world article thumbnailStudent interns learn money talks in ‘green’ business world
The IGBA program is just one example of how Illinois State develops partnerships with business, educational, and government entities to provide learning, financial, and mutually beneficial opportunities. [Read the rest]
Campus embraces civic engagement through American Democracy Project article thumbnailCampus embraces civic engagement through American Democracy Project
Over the last decade, Illinois State University has become a leader in civic engagement in higher education through its participation in the American Democracy Project. [Read the rest]
Students get learning, leadership opportunities at The Autism Place article thumbnailStudents get learning, leadership opportunities at The Autism Place
Illinois State University's The Autism Place offers services to children with autism and their families while acting as a training facility for undergraduate and graduate students.  [Read the rest]
Town-gown street signs boost Redbird pride across Normal article thumbnailTown-gown street signs boost Redbird pride across Normal
A new town-gown project means drivers in Normal will know exactly where they are—Redbird country. [Read the rest]
Creating a culture of philanthropy article thumbnailCreating a culture of philanthropy
There is no doubt that the investments individuals make in the University's people and programs are crucial to Illinois State fulfilling its mission of teaching and learning. [Read the rest]
Recruiting a diverse group of students article thumbnailRecruiting a diverse group of students
One of the goals in Educating Illinois is for Illinois State University to recruit a diverse group of students. An initiative, launched in 2008 by the Office of Admissions, does just that. [Read the rest]
Building a global university article thumbnailBuilding a global university
Illinois State is making efforts to ensure graduates become global citizens. Leading the charge is Assistant Provost Rita Bailey, who is overseeing work on the University's first-ever international strategic plan. [Read the rest]
Trustees endorse Educating Illinois strategic plan article thumbnailTrustees endorse Educating Illinois strategic plan
The Illinois State University Board of Trustees in February 2013 formally endorsed the University's updated strategic plan Educating Illinois 2013-2018: Individualized Attention, Shared Aspirations. [Read the rest]

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