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.


Message from Chancellor Whitney: Goals for the School Year, July 2020

Good afternoon!

I am thrilled to be joining the University of Illinois Springfield as your interim chancellor as we wish Chancellor Susan Koch a prosperous… Read More

Message from President Killeen and Chancellors: Fall Semester Plans, June 2020

Fall Semester Plans June 18, 2020

Dear students, faculty and staff:

We are very pleased to announce that on-campus educational activities will… Read More

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University of Illinois Investment, Performance, and Accountability Commitment (IPAC)


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