Monthly archives: April, 2016

Campus Message 04.21.16

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff,

Last fall I charged the Chancellor’s Committee on Sustainability and Energy (CCSE) to work on advancing sustainability initiatives on campus to the next level. CCSE Subcommittees have met multiple times to refine the UIC Climate Commitments that include the following goals: Read more…


Campus Message 04.18.16

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff,

The Strategic Priorities Committee, chaired by Michael Pagano, Dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, and Dr. Robert Winn, Director of the Cancer Center and Associate Vice Chancellor for Community Based Practice, invites you to a Town Hall on Thursday, April 21, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Student Services Building, Meeting Rooms B & C. Read more…


Campus Message 04.07.16

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff,

Over the past year, I have articulated four strategic areas that will help us define the role and focus of an outstanding global research university.  The Strategic Priorities Committee—chaired by Michael Pagano, Dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, and Dr. Robert Winn, Director of the Cancer Center and Associate Vice Chancellor for Community Based Practice, and supported by a strong constituency of faculty, staff and students—will share its draft plans and goals in each of the following areas:

  • Student experience and success
  • National and international impact and visibility of our research
  • Chicago and community engagement
  • Entrepreneurial University

Read more…


UIC Chancellor talks past, present, future

Chancellor Michael Amiridis highlighted UIC’s accomplishments, discussed its challenges and outlined his vision for creating a stronger university during his State of the University of Illinois at Chicago address March 30 in front of a crowd of about 600 people at the UIC Forum.

“We have much to be proud of, much to be daunted by, but even more to be excited about,” Amiridis said. “This is a great institution and I’m confident that we are on the road to become the model urban public research university for the 21st century.” Read more…


Campus Message 04.04.16

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

Thank you to those who attended my first State of the University of Illinois at Chicago address last week.

For those who could not attend in person, a video of the address is available on my website.

It is an honor to serve as your Chancellor and I look forward to working with all of you to build a model urban public research university for the 21st century.

Sincerely,

Michael D. Amiridis
Chancellor