Chancellor Communications

Campus Message 08.17.17

Over the weekend, we watched with sadness and outrage as the events in Charlottesville unfolded and were broadcast on the news. We join our colleagues here on campus, in the University of Illinois…

Campus Message 07.20.17

Dear Faculty and Staff, Earlier this month, I shared with you the news that a new state budget was approved for the first time in over two years. We remain extremely grateful for…

Campus Message 07.18.17

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students, I am pleased to announce that I have named Garrett Klassy UIC Director of Athletics designate, pending final approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Garrett…

Campus Message 07.12.17

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: Earlier this year, the UIC Master Plan Advisory Committee provided recommendations — “Envisioning Our Future: 2017-2027” — to improve UIC facilities and grounds over the next decade. Our…

Campus Message 07.06.17

Dear Faculty, Staff, and Students, Today’s legislative action to pass a balanced budget for the state is a great step forward for higher education in Illinois and for UIC. I am relieved and…

Campus Message 07.05.17

Dear Faculty, Staff, and Students, We are monitoring and closely evaluating the budget decisions in Springfield. As I write, the Illinois House of Representatives is tentatively scheduled to take up the Governor’s veto…

Campus Message 06.27.17

Dear Colleagues, Each fall the university hosts UIC Open House to welcome thousands of prospective students, families, friends, alumni, and community members to our campus. This year’s Open House will take place on…

Campus Message 06.13.17

Dear Colleagues: In March, Dr. Tyrone Forman, Associate Chancellor and Vice Provost for Diversity, announced that he would return to faculty to pursue his program of research on the nature and social consequences…

Campus Message 06.07.17

Dear Colleagues, It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of J. Rex Tolliver as the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Rex has…

Campus Message 05.19.17

Dear Colleagues: Jim Schmidt, Director of Athletics, recently announced that he will retire from UIC on August 1, 2017, after 36 years of dedicated service building our athletic department. Jim is the longest…