who seek academic excellence, personal growth, and professional success.
One of the Midwest's Best
EIU is the No. 4 public regional university in the Midwest according to the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings.
The Search is On!
EIU is looking for the next president of the university, and this site will keep you updated on the search process.
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EIU has a long history of helping defy expectations, and your gifts play an integral part in impacting students.
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Research & Creative Activity
We conduct a great deal of research and creative activity — both independently and in conjunction with our students.
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Planting the Seeds of Knowledge
“I look forward to getting up every morning and coming in to school. Interacting with students is what makes me happy.”
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