Illinois State University will remain a national leader and be recognized worldwide 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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Individuals equipped to live a life of meaning and significance personally, professionally, and civically.
The Division of Student Affairs provides educationally purposeful programs and services that foster personal and professional growth, healthy behaviors, leadership development, and civic engagement.
Guiding this mission is a set of Divisional values which elevates the student voice and complements the core values of the University.