• 05
    September
    2019
    Governors State University’s Veterans Affairs Department recently launched a digital magazine to showcase the services and student veterans connected with the university. “Honored” was released just Read more
  • 29
    August
    2019
    A bright, shining sun and gentle breeze provided the perfect backdrop for a cast bronze piece of French sculpture to emerge from obscurity at Governors State University’s Nathan Manilow Sculpture Read more
  • 28
    August
    2019
    At a landmark celebration that filled nearly every seat in the Center for Performing Arts, Governor State University’s 50th Anniversary Convocation Ceremony launched the 2019-20 academic year with Read more

Campus News

President’s Corner

August
28,
2019
| 07:22 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University President Elaine Maimon recently discussed the university's 50th anniversary celebrations, including signature fundraiser Sculpture, Wine, and Dine, with NBC 5's Alex Maragos. Sculpture, Wine, and Dine supports
August
05,
2019
| 07:54 PM America/Chicago
Governor J.B. Pritzker recently announced seven appointments to Governors State University’s Board of Trustees. Incoming Trustees Kevin Brookins, John Brudnak, Pedro Cevallos-Candau, Lisa Harrell, Angela Hickey, James Kvedaras, and Anibal Taboas
July
26,
2019
| 08:22 PM America/Chicago
GSU President Elaine Maimon appeared on WTTW's Chicago Tonight to praise IL Gov. J.B. Prtizker's new budget, which boosts funding for public universities' operating budgets by nearly five percent to $1.16 billion. The additional funding

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