The University of Illinois Springfield is committed to excellence in a learning environment enriched by diverse experiences, cultures, and perspectives. Dedication to diversity is part of the fabric of our university and integral to our vision of becoming one of the best small public liberal arts universities in the nation.– Chancellor Richard Ringeisen
Chancellor Ringeisen retired effective October 31, 2010.
Ringeisen honored during reception
The University of Illinois Board of Trustees and President and Mrs. Michael J. Hogan honored Dr. Ringeisen for his leadership in guiding the Springfield campus over the past decade.
Remembering a Decade of Leadership
On Monday, September 27, 2010, the University of Illinois Board of Trustees and President and Mrs. Michael J. Hogan honored Dr. Richard D. Ringeisen, Chancellor of the University of Illinois Springfield, for his leadership in guiding the Springfield campus over the past decade. This video was produced by the UIS Office of Electronic Media.
Ringeisen given Emeritus designation
September 23, 2010: The University of Illinois Board of Trustees passed a resolution (PDF) designating Richard D. Ringeisen as Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Illinois Springfield.
The chancellor will retire effective October 31, 2010. Current UIS Provost Harry Berman will serve as Interim Chancellor effective November 1, 2010.
View the UIS 2010 Convocation slides that accompanies the chancellor's presentation.
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- News Story + Video
- Photos from Springfield event
- News release for new president
- Michael Hogan Announcement from Board of Trustees
UIS Chancellor Ringeisen Set to Retire
- News release for Chancellor Ringeisen retirement
- Chancellor Ringeisen Career Highlights
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