Support and assist the President in reaching his long-term goals.
Support the University in its efforts to provide a premier educational experience for students, preparing them for success in a culturally and economically diverse environment.
Promote a stronger university image that clearly describes the strengths of the University, students and our academic programs, distinguishing Illinois State as the best university in the State of Illinois.
Support salary enhancements to allow the University to recruit and retain the high quality faculty and staff by bringing salaries in-line with the University’s peer group median by FY2016.
Support the revised Educating Illinois and implementation of the Campus Master Plan.
Build strong working relationships with the students, alumni, faculty and staff through participation in activities on and off the campus.
Continue the planning process for the Fine Arts Complex, Milner Library and the renovation of Hancock Stadium.
Reaffirm the Board’s strong commitment to building an institution that mirrors the diverse culture of the State of Illinois and maintain efforts to offer a welcoming and caring environment for all students, faculty and staff.
Assist the President and the Division of University Advancement in promoting ISU to alumni and a variety of stakeholders.
Annually assure the smooth integration of new Trustees. Provide opportunities for Trustee orientation, education and training.
Strengthen and cultivate relationships with the Illinois General Assembly, the Governor’s Office and the federal government.
Continue involvement with and support of all ongoing fundraising activities by the University including academic and athletic programs.
Support university efforts to attract and recruit academically high quality students while working with the President to enhance need-based and merit-based financial assistance.