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Illinois Board of Higher Education

As calls for representation among the marginalized echo in schools, the Illinois Board of Higher Education has announced the newest student group, Diversifying Higher Education Faculty, for local universities with the goal to increase faculty of color.

Watterson Towers residence hall at ISU
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Illinois State University trustees will consider a contract to use space in two hotels to house any potential overflow of students who become sick, or who have come in close contact with someone who tests positive for the coronavirus.

Larry Dietz speaks to crowd
Lyndsie Schlink / Illinois State University

Up to 1,000 Illinois State University students who would normally live in residence halls may have to rent apartments for the fall semester. ISU President Larry Dietz said Thursday that's one social-distancing goal.

Students walk in the quad
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Illinois State University staff has proposed no tuition or room and board increase for the fall semester. Trustees are likely to vote on the proposal next month.

ISU's board meets
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The Illinois State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved fiscal year 2020’s annual budget request to the state, including a 10 percent increase in operations.

Al Bowman at podium
Illinois State University

Over the last 15 years Illinois has seen a 57 percent increase in number of students choosing to go out-of-state for college—enough students to fill an entire public university campus.

Keith Cornille
Heartland Community College

The new Heartland Community College president will be Keith Cornille.

Flowers in the foreground with blue cloud studded skies above and an academic building in the middle ground.
Illinois State University

Illinois State University President Larry Dietz is asking state lawmakers for fair, dependable funding.

Illinois State University

The Illinois Board of Higher Education has approved a state funding request that is $254 million more than last year but still below the amount they received in 2014-2015.

Illinois State University

Former Illinois State University President Al Bowman has been appointed executive director of the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE).