Alumni, faculty, and staff look forward to receiving their issues of Illinois State magazine and hearing about the exciting work being done at Illinois State and by alumni across the country and throughout the world. The staff of the magazine also maintains STATEside, a blog that shares what’s happening each day at Illinois State University and provides an opportunity for an exchange of memories and opinions.
Professor Kathryn Jasper, Department of History, was interviewed for Office Hours, a new monthly feature on the blog that highlights a faculty member commenting on an issue in the news. Professor Jasper talks about papal resignations and the strange history that followed. To read the interview, visit