Monthly archives: May, 2016

Campus Message 05.26.16

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff,

The Chancellor’s Academic Professional Excellence (CAPE) Award, established in 1988, recognizes the demonstrated excellence of academic professional staff members and affirms our highest regard for the contributions of this important community to UIC. This year, six academic professionals will receive the CAPE Award, which provides a $1,000 permanent increase to the honoree’s salary and a $2,000 one-time cash award. Read more…


Campus Message 05.20.16

Dear members of the UIC community,

I write to you today to announce the retirement of Dr. Barbara Henley, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, effective Aug. 31. As the longest-serving vice chancellor at UIC, Barbara has served our University and our students with distinction for 19 years. She will be greatly missed by her colleagues and by the students and graduates she has mentored during her career. Read more…


Campus Message 05.19.16

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff,

The Chancellor’s Academic Professional Excellence (CAPE) Award, established in 1988, recognizes the demonstrated excellence of academic professional staff members and affirms our highest regard for the contributions of this important community to UIC. This year, six academic professionals will receive the CAPE Award, which provides a $1,000 permanent increase to the honoree’s salary and a $2,000 one-time cash award. Read more…


Our students are prepared to embark on new adventures

Dear graduates,

Excitement. Nervousness. Apprehension. Those are just a few of the emotions you may be experiencing as you leave UIC with your diploma in hand and embark on new adventures in your life. One word comes to my mind that may help you assuage those feelings: Prepared.

UIC faculty and staff work hard to provide you with the finest education so you can be successful in whatever career path you take. Our enrollment this year, 29,000, was an all-time high, and that speaks volumes to the quality of our undergraduate, graduate and research programs. You, our students, are the faces of the future of this country. We hope you learned as much from us and we did from you. Read more…