• 04
    December
    2018
    As Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Governors State University, Elizabeth "Beth" Cada is one of the university’s top administrators, and its chief academic officer. Responsible for Read more
  • 26
    November
    2018
    Reynolds Andujar writes and teaches what he knows—literature, and he does both well. An award-winning author, Assistant Professor Andujar teaches courses in Spanish literature at Governors State Read more
  • 19
    November
    2018
    Governors State University (GSU) Alumnus Eric Kallenborn’s innovative teaching methods at Alan B. Shepard High School are his superpower. A loyal follower of Marvel Comics Publisher Stan Read more

President’s Corner

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December
05,
2018
The City Club of Chicago invited GSU President Elaine Maimon to be interviewed on December 3, by veteran journalist Carol Marin. They discussed Dr. Maimon’s book, Leading Academic Change: Vision, Strategy, Transformation, as well as hot topics and
November
30,
2018
"What Are the Biggest Challenges You’ve Faced as a Female Leader?" That's the question editors at the "Chronicle of Higher Education" recently posed to nine women who lead or have led college campuses from the peach tree
November
27,
2018
Higher Education leaders must change the narrative by breaking down hierarchy within universities' faculty ranks and calling out snobbery, Governors State University President Elaine P. Maimon told the Chronicle of Higher Education in a recent

Faculty Profiles

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November
05,
2018
Computers are everywhere. One day, robots will be, too. But who decides what computers and robots can do? As Freddie Kato’s students at Governors State University (GSU) quickly learn, it might be up to them. A University Lecturer in Computer
October
09,
2018
It takes curiosity to be a good scientist—a drive to keep asking questions, especially when the answers lead to more. At Governors State University, Aparna Palakodeti shares her passion for learning as a Biology lecturer, turning students into
October
02,
2018
Chris Tweddle If you raise an eyebrow at the idea of math being fun or enjoyable, spend some time in a classroom with Chris Tweddle. The Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Governors State University knows just how you feel. “Math gets a bad

Conversations with Leaders

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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
April
16,
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 golf. Growing up in a town where most people