• 16
    April
    2018
    Leading up GSU’s 2018 commencement, the GSU Newsroom is telling the stories of inspiring graduates and honorees. This week, we are featuring our honorary degree recipients Journalists Carol Marin, Read more
  • 16
    April
    2018
    Ask Governors State University’s Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students Aurélio Valente about his career in higher education administration, and the conversation quickly swings to Read more
  • 10
    April
    2018
    Listening to Associate Professor Deborah James talk about Media Studies, you can hear the passion and pride she holds for the program and her students. James joined the Governors State University Read more

President’s Corner

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January
17,
2018
A story without conflict is no story at all. Struggle develops character and, ideally, leads to growth. This is a basic principle of good narrative writing, and in Leading Academic Change: Vision, Strategy, Transformation, GSU President Elaine P.
September
05,
2017
Dear GSU Community, This morning Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), initiated by President Obama’s Executive Order in 2012.
August
28,
2017
Dear Members of the GSU Community, As the new academic year begins, Governors State University is alive with activity. On August 21, students, faculty, staff, and neighborhood residents came together as a community to watch the solar eclipse.

Faculty Profiles

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March
30,
2018
Jeffrey Alfano, a university lecturer in the College of Business, began his journey with Governors State University in 2004 as a graduate student. After ten years in the workforce, including three as vice president of operations for Skipper
March
26,
2018
Finding balance between work and family life can be a tricky task. It’s an issue that families around the globe deal with daily, and one that Ujvala Rajadhyaksha, Assistant Professor in the Governors State University College of Business,
March
19,
2018
Looking back, Governors State University College of Business Finance Professor Xiuqing (Susan) Ji had her first inkling that she would pursue a career in finance in middle school. “When a friend asked what I wanted to study, Finance just

Conversations with Leaders

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April
01,
2018
Governors State University (GSU) Athletic Director Anthony “Tony” Bates, fresh off a historic men's basketball championship season, insists his work on the court is not about sports. “My vision is for student-athlet
March
19,
2018
For Will Davis, fundraising for Governors State University is personal. “As a child, I would accompany my late father to night school,’’ said Davis, sitting in his office on the top floor of GSU, where he is Vice President for
February
26,
2018
Jun Zhao, the great-granddaughter of a prominent philosopher, feels privileged to share one bit of cultural wisdom with Governors State University business students. “‘I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I