Here are reports related to civic engagement projects and initiatives at Illinois State University.
The Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning conducted a survey of Bloomington-Normal nonprofit organizations in fall 2017 to better understand the relationships and experiences organizations have with Illinois State University as well as guide future work to grow and formalize the institution's service learning practices.
As an institutional member of Campus Compact, Illinois State University President Larry Dietz signed the 30th Anniversary Action Statement along with 450 other presidents and chancellors. This statement including the five commitments, was developed to reaffirm the public purpose of higher education. As such, Illinois State University committed to developing a Civic Action Plan that aligned with the five commitments, tailored to our campus and community. The final version of the Civic Action Plan is presented below.
Illinois State University is a selected member of the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement initiative. For 2017 – 2018 school year, Illinois State served as a Lead Advisory Institution. CLDE institutions are expected to annually report on the civic activities happening on campus through the Division of Student Affairs.
The executive summary highlights the progress and recommendations made by the task force for the Center of Community Engagement and Service Learning.Read the Task Force Report
The National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE) report provides a comprehensive overview of the student voting rates at Illinois State University.
Illinois State University has partnered with TurboVote to simplify student voter registration. The leader board displays the ranking of participating universities.See the TurboVote leader board