Meet Our Newest Faculty and Administrative Staff

On August 20, 2015, UIS Chancellor Susan J. Koch and and Provost Lynn Pardie opened the fall semester with the annual convocation of UIS faculty and staff.

Our newest faculty members and administrative staff were introduced during Convocation 2015:


Find faculty and staff:

  • Visit undergraduate and graduate academic department websites to see complete listings of faculty in each department.
  • View a list of administrators, their staff, and contact information.
  • Use the online Directory to search for faculty and staff by name or department.


  • Leadership lived: Lucas Vespa

  • Charles Wheeler III - UIS Public Affairs Reporting Program

  • Lan Dong - What the Graphic Novel Teaches About Global Issues

  • Karen Swan - Exploring the Impact of Online Learning

  • Lynn Fisher - Students study ancient farming in Germany