Annual Report, Educate-Connect-Elevate, Fiscal Year 2020
In a world disrupted by COVID-19, Illinois State faculty and staff remain committed to providing an exceptional educational experience and the support needed for student success. This report is a sampling of our achievements for Fiscal Year 2020 and reveals many contributions made in support of the University’s core values. These values—Learning and Scholarship, Individualized Attention, Diversity and Inclusion, Civic Engagement, Respect, Integrity, and Collaboration—guide our actions and chart our course for the future. It is evident that the University has made significant strides in each of the strategic directions and objectives. A few highlights for the fiscal year include the University receiving the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s Elective Classification for Community Engagement, the naming of the Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts and the Wonsook Kim School of Art, and the launch of the Office of Student Research. I am proud to be a part of this institution and appreciate the diligence, commitment, and collaboration of the students, faculty, and staff who made these accomplishments possible. Redbirds will keep learning, teaching, researching, and thriving.