NORMAL, Ill.– Illinois State University held a State of the University Address Tuesday afternoon.
University President Larry Dietz discussed an increase in diversity, which comes after the school broke diversity records last year.
The LGBTQ scholarship fund is also aiding to an increase in diversity. The fund will help those who come out but have lost financial support from their families.
To further promote diversity on campus, a new multicultural center will be built next year. It will be located in the current Instructional Technology and Development Center.
Other new buildings students and faculty will be expecting soon are new droms for sophomore students and new restaurants including a Starbucks.