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Faculty and Staff

Our faculty and staff empower students to be innovators and change makers.

Who We Are

  • Friendly

    You’re not just a number here. We like to get to know and connect with each other on a personal level. This makes the academic experience meaningful, memorable and impactful.

  • Leaders

    Our people have experience in their areas of expertise and continue to make major impacts through research, outreach, and networking.

  • Mentors

    We value the goals and experiences of all our people and help each other to be better and do better.

Celebrating Achievement

Our faculty and staff make big impacts inside and outside the classroom.

Outstanding Teacher Award

Recognizes thoughtful instruction.

Learn how to apply or nominate for Outstanding Teacher Award

CAST Outstanding Service Award

Recognizes efforts to make Illinois State and the community a better place.

Learn how to apply or nominate for CAST Outstanding Service Award

Outstanding Staff Award

Recognizes dedication to the mission of the College.

Learn how to apply or nominate for Outstanding Staff Award


Recognizes efforts to nurture diversity, equity, and an inclusive environment.

Learn how to apply or nominate for CAST DEBI Award

Professional Development

Advance your knowledge and skills with support from CAST and Illinois State.

Building an equitable and inclusive community in CAST

Our faculty, staff, and students bring diverse perspectives and experiences to CAST. This helps us all learn and grow as people.

We’re committed to nurturing and growing our inclusive environment. Learn how we can support your efforts to help us thrive.

Get DEBI grant information

Better Together

There’s a space for everyone in CAST. We tap into the knowledge and experience of all our people to help move the College and University forward.

View our College committees and University representatives