Thankful for UIS campus community
As chancellor of this growing and dynamic university, I have much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. UIS' star has continued to rise during the past year with successful accreditations of both the College of Business and Management and the university as a whole. We have won some national awards that set us apart from the pack, and some of our faculty members have received distinguished awards and honors for research and scholarship. We are becoming a more diverse campus in terms of ethnicity, race, and age, which contributes to a richer and more meaningful learning environment. Our students have many opportunities to stretch their minds, exercise their bodies, and become engaged in a wealth of causes and activities on and off campus. I am excited about what is happening at UIS and grateful for the community of UIS faculty and staff who make it all happen. To each of you I send a special thank you and a wish for a peaceful and abundant Thanksgiving.