Dear Students, Faculty and Staff Members,
As our nation focuses on potential changes to immigration laws, practices and policies, I want to assure the Illinois State University community that I, along with our shared governance leaders, remain deeply committed to providing a safe, secure and inclusive environment for all students and scholars, including international and undocumented students and scholars.
The actions highlighted below are just some of the ways Illinois State serves our commitment to safety, privacy and non-discrimination:
Members of the University community also have a variety of resources that can be accessed to address questions and concerns:
It is my sincere hope that we will continue to meet our challenges, not in a climate of fear, but in a spirit of collegiality and community. We will continue to monitor developments and communicate with you as appropriate.
As always, I welcome your thoughts, and I thank you for your commitment to Illinois State University.
Larry H. Dietz