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Welcome to the Office of the Provost

The Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost serves as the chief academic officer with responsibility for academic and senior-level internal leadership.

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.

llinois State University Mission Statement, Adopted by the Academic Senate May 7, 2008.

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A healthy dose of academic ambition can inspire a student to attend college. And when their preferred university is in a foreign country, sometimes they are inspired to cross oceans to pursue their dreams. That is the case for two recent graduates of Illinois State University’s Department of Economics. 

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