Chancellor's Division

Janet L. Gooch

Janet L. Gooch
Chancellor of the University of Illinois Springfield and Vice President for the University of Illinois System

Janet L. Gooch became chancellor of the University of Illinois Springfield on July 1, 2022. Gooch leads a university that serves more than 4,000 students, with 201 full-time faculty, 500 full-time staff and an operating budget of $90.5 million.

Chancellor’s Staff

Contact

  • Chancellor’s Office Phone: (217) 206-6634
  • Fax: (217) 206-6511

Mailing Address:
Office of the Chancellor
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, MS PAC 563
Springfield, IL 62703-5407


Public Affairs

Kelsea Gurski

The Office of Public Affairs advances the university’s visibility and reputation as a best-in-class public regional university and manages Campus Relations.

Kelsea Gurski
Associate Chancellor for Public Affairs
kgurs2@uis.edu
(217) 206-7795

Mailing address:
Public Affairs
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, MS PAC 563
Springfield, IL 62703-5407


Springfield Campus Legal Counsel

Rhonda R. Perry

Rhonda R. Perry
Campus Legal Counsel/Associate University Counsel
rrperry@uillinois.edu
(217) 206-7796

Mailing address:
UIS Legal Counsel
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, MS PAC 563
Springfield, IL 62703-5407


Advancement Division

The Division of Advancement, in cooperation with the University of Illinois Foundation, raises private support through contributions from alumni, friends, corporations, associations, private foundations and other sources.

Jeff Lorber

Jeff Lorber
Vice Chancellor for Advancement and University of Illinois Foundation Senior Vice President
jlorber@uis.edu
(217) 206-6058

Mailing address:
Division of Advancement
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, MS PAC 591
Springfield, IL 62703-5407


Academic Affairs Division

Linda Delene

The Academic Affairs division coordinates campus operations and activities surrounding the implementation and achievement of the campus’ academic mission.

Linda Delene
Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost
ldele6@uis.edu
(217) 206-6614

Mailing address:
Academic Affairs
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, MS PAC 525
Springfield, IL 62703-5407


Student Affairs Division

Ann Comerford

The Student Affairs division coordinates student life including intramural athletics, student organizations, and cultural attractions. Support services add convenience, from housing to health care to computer labs.

Ann Comerford
Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
acome2@uis.edu
217-206-6581

Mailing address:
Student Affairs
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, MS FRH 171
Springfield, IL 62703-5407


Enrollment and Retention Management Division

Vickie Cook

The Enrollment and Retention Management Division is responsible for the recruitment, admission, financial aid, records/registration and retention functions of the university.

Vickie Cook
Vice Chancellor for Enrollment and Retention Management
vcook02s@uis.edu
217-206-8660

Mailing address:
Enrollment and Retention Management
One University Plaza, UHB 1071
Springfield, IL 62703


Finance and Administration Division

Arnold Henning
Interim Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administration
ahenn6@uis.edu

Access and Equal Opportunity

Shelby Bedford

The Access and Equity office oversees compliance with state and federal laws/regulations and university policies regarding nondiscrimination, affirmative action, and equal opportunity.

Shelby Bedford
aeo@uis.edu
titleix@uis.edu
(217) 206-9999

Mailing address:
Access and Equity
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, M.S. HRB 30
Springfield, IL 62703-5407


Facilities and Services Unit

Charles Coderko

The Facilities and Services unit oversees campus Facilities and Services (including building and grounds maintenance and remodeling), Classroom SchedulingParking Operations, and Sustainability.

Charles Coderko
Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities and Services
ccode2@uis.edu
(217) 206-7375

Mailing address:
Facilities and Services
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, MS BSB 43
Springfield, IL 62703-5407


Budget and Financial Analysis

Jacquelyn M Gillock
Associate Director Budget & Financial Analysis
jbarn1@uis.edu
(217)-206-6077


Grants and Contracts

Robert C. Alsbury (Charles Alsbury)
Grants & Contracts Coordinator
ralsb01s@uis.edu
217-206-7849


Human Resources

Melissa Anne Mlynski

The Human Resources office oversees hiring of staff and Civil Service testing, provides training, and handles certain employment grievances and collective bargaining.

Melissa Anne Mlynski
Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources
mmlyn2@uis.edu
(217) 206-6652

Mailing Address:
Office of Human Resources
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, HRB 30
Springfield, IL 62703-5407


Police

Ross Owens

Ross A. Owens
Chief of Police
rowen1@uis.edu
(217) 206-6690

Mailing Address:
Police Department
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, PDB 1
Springfield, IL 62703-5407


Purchasing

Jill Menezes

Jill Menezes
Director, Purchasing
jmene1@uillinois.edu
(217) 206-6651

Mailing Address:
Purchasing
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, BSB 106
Springfield, IL 62703-5407