Staff

Dennis PapiniUIS Provost Dennis Papini pohoto 2017
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost

Dr. Papini serves as the chief academic and budget officer for the campus. The Vice Chancellor and Provost oversees academic and budgetary policy and priorities, ensures the quality of the faculty and student body, and helps to maintain educational excellence.

PAC 530 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-6614
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Ken MullikenKen Mulliken headshot photo, AVCUE finalist
Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education (AVCUE)

The AVCUE serves as a line officer intermediate between the College Deans and the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost in areas of designated responsibility, including oversight of undergraduate education.

PAC 518 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-7440
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Cecilia Cornell Cecilia Cornell photo
Associate Vice Chancellor for Graduate Education (AVCGE)

The AVCGE serves as a line officer intermediate between the College Deans and the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost in areas of designated responsibility, including oversight of graduate education and faculty development initiatives.

PAC 529 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-7230
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Keenan Dungey
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research & Institutional Effectiveness (AVCRIE)

The AVCRIE serves as a line officer intermediate between the College Deans and the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost in areas of designated responsibility, including oversight of student and faculty research support, sponsored programs, accreditation, and institutional effectiveness initiatives.

PAC 515 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-8112
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Nancy Barrett
Assessment & Accreditation Coordinator
PAC 520 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-7413
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Bill Bloemer
Research Professor
PAC 516 / MS PAC 525
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Kimberly CraigKimberly Craig photo
Assistant to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education
PAC 510 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-6245
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Laura Dorman
Director, Institutional Research
PAC 508 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-6005
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Kim Erbe
Program Coordinator, Research & Sponsored Programs
PAC 540A / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-8578
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Ya GaoYa Gao photo
Senior Data Analyst
PAC 516 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-8088
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Brenda Hunsley
Office Administrator, Campus Senate Office
PAC 383/MS PAC 383
Phone: 217-206-6664
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Jackie Gillock
Jackie Gillock photo Associate Director, Budget and Financial Analysis
PAC 514 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-6077
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Cathy Gunn
EH Academic Affairs Specialist
PAC 519 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-8166
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Bob JonesJones, Bob 2014
Statistician Specialist / Institutional Research
PAC 512 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-6044
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Gerard (Jerry) JosephGerard (Jerry) Joseph
Associate Provost for Budget & Administrative Planning
PAC 506 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-6003
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Monica Kroft Monica Kroft photo
Administrative Assistant to the Provost
PAC 528 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-6614
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Brian MooreBrian Moore photo
Program Coordinator – Graduate Education / Graduate Assistantship Office
PAC 519 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-6544
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Steve Moore
Steve Moore Administrative Aide / Academic HR
PAC 540 /MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-7406
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Patsy Nation
Office Support Specialist / Receptionist
PAC 525 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-7022
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Susan RyherdSusan Ryherd head and shoulders photo
Director of Research Administration
PAC 522 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-7409
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Linda SchneiderSchneider
Office Administrator / Graduate Education, Academic HR
PAC 529 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-6540
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Natalie Taylor

Natalie Taylor
Assistant Provost / Academic HR
PAC 538 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-6616
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Alicia UtterbackAlicia Utterback head and shoulders photo
Office Administrator / Faculty Files Custodian
PAC 531 / MS PAC 525
Phone: 217-206-7408
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