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Provost Jan Murphy
Illinois State University

After three decades with Illinois State University, Provost Jan Murphy plans to retire at the end of next year.

Larry Dietz speaking at a podium
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Illinois State University President Larry Dietz and the editor of ISU's alumni magazine say they have apologized to a couple whose picture was criticized in a letter to the editor. Susan Marquardt Blystone is listed as the editor on ISU's website.

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In one of Bruce Rauner’s final acts as governor, his office announced Friday it has released $9.6 million to pay for deferred maintenance for Illinois State University’s fine arts center complex.

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.

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The Illinois State University Board of Trustees will consider bonus pay for University President Larry Dietz on Friday.

Normal Mayor Chris Koos and University President Larry Dietz flip the switch, lighting Uptown in ISU's colors.
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For the sixth year in a row, Illinois State University has kicked off Homecoming week with the Uptown tree lighting in partnership with the Town of Normal.

Dietz delivers speech from podium
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Illinois State University President Larry Dietz on Thursday announced new scholarships that could keep high schoolers from leaving the state, as he called on lawmakers to revamp the way they fund higher education.

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Illinois State University has maintained its standing among the top 100 public colleges in the United States, despite a slight drop in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Larry Dietz talks to Jon Rosenthal
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Illinois State University President Larry Dietz has been picked to help Google choose which nonprofits around the state will receive thousands of dollars in grant funding.

Larry Dietz at news conference
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With state lawmakers fresh off a major shakeup to K-12 school funding, there’s no shortage of big ideas floating around for higher education too.

Reggie Redbird and ISU cheerleaders cheer with fans.
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Illinois State basketball fans who traveled to St. Louis for the Missouri Valley Conference tournament gathered for a pregame rally before Friday night's late tip-off against Indiana State.

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Illinois State University's new provost is Jan Murphy.

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A new proposal from Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget address could force universities to pick up more of the cost of pensions and health insurance for Illinois State employees.

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A new center at Illinois State University will try to more purposefully pair students with community organizations that can benefit from their growing knowledge and skills.

Illinois State University officals and student leaders performed the groundbreaking.
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The long-awaited $33 million renovation of the Bone Student Center at Illinois State University is officially underway.

Students walk in the quad
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Illinois State University enrolled fewer new freshmen and transfer students this fall, ending three straight years of record-breaking growth, officials said Wednesday.

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Illinois State University's Board of Trustees must vote again on the contract employing President Larry Dietz.

When the board approved the contract Aug. 6, it turns out four of them weren't trustees at all.

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Illinois State University’s Board of Trustees approved a new three-year contract for President Larry Dietz on Saturday, including a 7 percent raise over his last full contract and the possibility of annual bonuses.

Larry Dietz at news conference
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Illinois State University’s Board of Trustees will vote Saturday on a new three-year contract for President Larry Dietz that includes a 7 percent raise and the possibility of annual bonuses.