Academic advisors work with you to create a challenging academic program to launch your career. You meet with your advisor at least once each semester to plan your course schedule and make sure you are on track to meet your academic and professional goals. You will be assigned an advisor based on your major in the School of Communication. To set up an appointment to meet with your advisor, please call (309) 438-7080.
Get to know your advisor by reading his or her profile below.
Office: Fell 442
Advises: Journalism (all sequences)
Dr. Long has a BA and MA in Communication Theory from the University of North Texas. Her Ph. D. is in Higher Education Administration from ISU. She has been advising and teaching communication majors since 1974. In addition to advising journalism majors, she teaches Intercultural Communication and Nonverbal Communication.
Office: Fell 450
Advises: Public Relations
Mass Media: Management, Promotion & Sales sequence
Elizabeth has earned a Bachelor degree focusing on Public Relations and a Master’s degree focusing on Communication Education from ISU. Elizabeth has utilized her Communication degrees in a variety of careers ranging from small and large businesses, non-profit organizations, and the mass media market. Some of her communication work includes: promotions, marketing, event planning, training & development, corporate communications, and teaching. Along with advising, Elizabeth teaches COM 100 and COM 388 in the School of Communication.
Office: Fell 402
Advises: Communication Studies Education
Phone: (309) 438-2872
Office: Fell 450
Advises: Communication Studies (all sequences)
Mass Media: Radio, TV, & Interactive sequences
Lee Anne earned a double major of Speech Communication and Sociology from Bradley University and her Master’s in Communication from ISU. With Lee Anne’s previous advising experience and her private practice as a certified Life Coach, she is quite passionate and driven to help students find their path. While she has worked in corporate settings including recruiting, insurance, law, and sales, she loves the higher education classroom specifically teaching COM 110 and 227.