Department of English at Illinois State University

Make a Gift to the English Department

Make a Difference to Our Students:
Give Your Time . . .

You can help the Department of English fulfill its mission of sustaining a close-knit community of students and teachers, committed to the highest standards of academic excellence.

If you would like to help, please contact us at

Department of English
llinois State University
Campus Box 4240 Normal, IL 61790-4240
Phone: (309) 438-3667
Fax: (309) 438-5414

Email the department chair


. . . or Provide Resources

You can make a tax deductible donation to the Department Donate to the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Culturesof English Foundation general account so the department can support opportunities for research and teaching as they arise.

The department is commited to:

  • Promoting excellence in teaching.
  • Recruiting high-quality undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Bringing in external speakers to enrich the intellectual life of the department.
  • Fostering creative and scholarly production.
  • Recognizing student excellence

Choose Your Passion

You can also specify how you would like a donation to be used. Your entire contribution, i.e., 100% of each dollar, will be used according to your specifications; there are no administrative charges that will reduce your financial gift. You may call (309) 438-3667 to pledge your support or give online to any of the following initatives: