Past Chancellors and Presidents of UIS-SSU

In 1995, the University of Illinois acquired Sangamon State University (SSU) as its third campus. The university became known as the University of Illinois at Springfield, and the initials became UIS.

Dr. Susan J. Koch
Chancellor, UIS 2011-2020

Dr. Lynn

Dr. Naomi B. Lynn
President, SSU and Chancellor, UIS 1991-2001

Dr. Lacy

Dr. Alex Lacy
President, SSU 1978-1984

Dr. Ringeisen

Dr. Richard D. Ringeisen
Chancellor, UIS 2001-2010

Dr. Long

Dr. Durward Long
President, SSU 1984-1990

Dr. Spencer

Dr. Robert Spencer
President, SSU 1969-1977