Illinois State University, a first-choice public university, will be increasingly recognized as a national leader for educating high-achieving, motivated students who seek an individualized and transformative experience at an institution that:
We at Illinois State University work as a diverse community of scholars with a commitment to fostering a small college atmosphere with large-university opportunities. We promote the highest academic standards in our teaching, scholarship, public service, and the connections we build among them. We devote all of our resources and energies to creating the most supportive and productive community possible to serve the citizens of Illinois and beyond.
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Influence the campus culture to achieve student engagement, inclusion, and pride in Illinois State University.
We in the Division of Student Affairs promote, support, and strengthen the mission of Illinois State University by providing educationally purposeful programs and services that foster personal and professional growth, healthy behaviors, leadership development, and community and civic engagement. The division actively partners across and beyond campus to enhance integrative learning in environments that are safe, supportive, challenging, and inclusive.
Guiding this mission is a set of divisional values, which complement the core values of the institution: