President’s Corner

May
03,
2019
Governors State University President Elaine P. Maimon recently traveled to Springfield to advocate in support of a capital bill for campus improvements and construction, as well as for appropriations for overall university operations. In two
May
02,
2019
In an open letter to a Joliet Junior College English instructor, Governors State University (GSU) President Elaine P. Maimon thanks the individual who transformed the life of a GSU student leader. Tommy Kolovos, an Anthropology and Sociology
January
08,
2019
GSU President Elaine Maimon has been elected to a second, three-year term on the Board of Directors for the American Council on Education (ACE), which represents nearly 2,000 college and university presidents and executives as the major coordinating

Faculty Profiles

April
22,
2019
In a lot of ways, Professor Walter Henne’s story is one you can hear all over campus at Governors State University. His working-class parents went back to college when he was in junior high, inspiring him to earn a degree at a local community
January
22,
2019
When you’re fascinated with ethnicity, race, and other cultural elements that make us human, the diverse campus of Governors State University seems like the perfect place to study. “Our student body has a unique demographic. There are older and
January
11,
2019
If writing is merely putting thoughts down on paper, why do so many people find it so hard, even after spending 12 years in required English classes throughout elementary and high school? Governors State University’s Laura Muthler White thinks

Conversations with Leaders

February
25,
2019
Long before terms like “diversity” and “inclusion” were trending in our lexicon, Afro Latino college freshman Corey Williams joined a Jewish fraternity to set a new course of conversation on campuses across the state. Williams, now Associate Vice
September
24,
2018
Right in the center of campus, overlooking the Hall of Governors, the Governors State University Library is like the living room of the university—a welcoming place for faculty, staff, and students to learn and explore in the midst of art. A
May
08,
2018
It’s been less than a year since Charles Pustz joined the Information Technology Services (ITS) team at Governors State University, but he admits they are already thinking about next year. “I ask them all the time, ‘What can we do to change the