Campus News

President’s Corner

July
01,
2019
| 07:01 PM America/Chicago
In an opinion piece recently published by "Inside Higher Ed," presidential spouse Dr. Mort Maimon, explains why he and wife, GSU President Elaine P. Maimon, support college students who form a new majority of those seeking college
May
03,
2019
| 12:01 AM America/Chicago
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
| 08:34 PM America/Chicago
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

Faculty Profiles

April
22,
2019
| 05:52 PM America/Chicago
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
| 11:21 PM America/Chicago
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
| 07:18 PM America/Chicago
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
| 11:39 PM America/Chicago
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
| 08:18 PM America/Chicago
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
| 09:57 PM America/Chicago
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