Karen M. Whitney became interim chancellor of the Springfield campus of the University of Illinois on July 1, 2020. Whitney heads a campus that serves 4,275 students, with 206 full-time faculty, 534 full-time staff and an operating budget of $131.7 million.


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Mailing address:
Interim Chancellor Karen M. Whitney
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, MS PAC 563
Springfield, IL 62703-5407

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